Colin Barrett was born in 1982
and grew up in County Mayo. In 2009 he completed his MA in Creative
Writing at University College Dublin and was awarded the Penguin Ireland
Prize. His work has been published in The Stinging Fly magazine and in
the anthologies, Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails (Stinging Fly Press, 2010)
and Town and Country (Faber and Faber, 2013).