Peadar O’Guilin is a powerful and original new voice in YA Fiction but has been writing curious stories for as long as he can remember.
He attended the same boarding school as James Joyce in Co. Kildare and since then, he has written plays, published short stories, and performed as a stand-up comedian.
Language, landscape and the history of ancient Ireland are important themes for Peadar and after brief forays living in Milan and Venice he returned to his native Ireland and now lives just outside Dublin.
Lore and Legend
How the fae are an integral part of Irish culture.
Winthrop Hall, UWA
The Books That Shape Us
An illuminating conversation about the books on authors' must-read lists.
Love to Read Local Live
Joining forces with writingWA to feature brilliant home grown writers.
Courtyard, State Theatre Centre of WA
- Special Event
Perth Writers Festival Blog
Friday 17 February
Young Adult author Peadar O’Guilin describes his latest fantasy novel The Call as ‘a Harry Potter where everybody dies’. It’s no wonder the Irish novelist thinks that YA literature is the best way to get your heart racing.