Sean Kelly is a native of Ballyhea, Co. Cork. He is a poet and arts worker who has been writing for eighteen years. This is his first publication. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the Cork Literary Review Poetry Manuscript Competition and in 2013 read at the New Writers’ Salon as part of Listowel Writers’ Week. He has previously worked for Cork Opera House and is currently Manager of the Cork Film Festival. He lives in Cork City with his beautiful and patient wife, Áine.