Susan McKay is a writer from Derry, now living in Dublin. Her journalism has been widely anthologised, including in the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing. She has written two critically acclaimed best sellers, Sophia’s Story, a biography of child abuse survivor Sophia McColgan, and Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People, a portrait of the community from which she comes. She has also written a history of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Without Fear.
Her book on the aftermath of the Irish conflict, Bear in Mind These Dead, was published by Faber and Faber in June 2008. She continues to write, broadcast and comment on a wide range of political and social issues.