Paul McVeigh’s debut novel, The Good Son, won The Polari First Novel Prize and The McCrea Literary Award, and was shortlisted for many others including The Prix du Roman Cezam. Paul began his writing career as a playwright and comedy writer. His short stories have been in numerous anthologies, journals and newspapers, as well as, on BBC Radio, and Sky Arts. He co-founded London Short Story Festival. He co-edited Belfast Stories and edited Queer Love: An Anthology of Irish Fiction and The 32: An Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices. His writing has been translated into seven languages.

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