The Author

kevin by tommy

Long listed by Fish Publishing in 2016 and 2017 and shortlisted in the international Short Story Competition 2014, highly commended in the 2017 Book a Break Short Story Competition and published in the subsequent anthology With Our eyes Open. Also published in the inaugural edition of The Cormorant Broadhseet Anthology to mark the opening of the Tread Softly Festival 2018 in Sligo, Ireland.

Kevin’s debut novel A FISTFUL OF SALT was released in 2016 in Paperback and subsequently awarded the B.R.A.G Medallion for quality independent writing.

Kevin Keely is a native of Dublin City, Ireland, now living in the Rural North West in a modest cottage surrounded by soggy hills and occasional sunshine.

In all of his writing Kevin challenges social mores, presenting them in comical or dystopian settings, while striving to understand the storyteller’s gift of imagery crafted from words.

His second novel is under construction and will be available when it’s good and ready.


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