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|Gerry McCullough award-winning Irish writer & poet – author of Belfast Girls|
Gerry McCullough has been writing poems and stories since childhood. Brought up in north Belfast, she graduated in English and Philosophy from Queen's University, Belfast, then went on to gain an MA in English.
She lives in County Down, just outside Belfast, in Northern Ireland, has four grown up children and is married to singer/songwriter and Media Producer, Raymond McCullough, with whom she co-edited the Irish magazine, ‘Bread’, (published by Kingdom Come Trust), from 1990-96. In 1995 they also published a non-fiction book called, ‘Ireland – now the good news!’
Over the past few years Gerry has had around seventy short stories published in UK, Irish and American magazines, anthologies (12) & annuals – as well as broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster – with poems and articles also published in several Northern Ireland, UK & online magazines.
Her success in winning the Cúirt International Literary Award for 2005 (Galway); being shortlisted for the 2008 Brian Moore Award (Belfast); commended in the 2009 Seán O’Faolain Short Story Competition, (Cork); and her success on HarperCollins’ Authonomy.com site; opened up the opportunity for the publication of her full-length Irish novel, ‘Belfast Girls’ – in November 2010.‘Danger Danger’, a thriller set in Belfast, was published by Precious Oil in November 2011
followed by ‘The Seanachie: Tales of Old Seamus’, in January 2012;
‘Angel in Flight’ in June 2012;
‘Lady Molly & The Snapper’ in August 2012;
‘Angel in Belfast’ in June 2013;
‘Johnny McClintock’s WAR’ in August 2014;
‘The Seanachie 2: Norah on the Beach’ in September 2013;
‘Hel’s Heroest’ in June 2015;
and ‘Dreams, Visions, Nightmares’ in January 2016.
A new Precious Oil Publications edition of ‘Belfast Girls’ was released in July 2012.
In the pipeline is, Not the End of the World, a humorous, futuristic, adult fantasy novel, (see Books page for more info.).
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