Peadar Ó Guilín

Peadar Ó Guilín, Ennis Book Club Festival

Peadar Ó Guilín is the author of the YA novel, The Call, inspired by the beauty of Donegal where he grew up. The Invasion, a sequel to The Call and the end of the duology, was published in March 2018.

The Call has one several awards including the CBI Children’s Choice Award and the European Science Fiction Society Achievement Award for Best Work of Fiction. In 2007, Peadar published his first novel, The Inferior, which the Times Educational Supplement called “a stark, dark tale, written with great energy and confidence.”  Foreign editors liked it too, and in following years it was translated into eight languages, including Turkish and Korean.

His fantasy and sci-fi short stories have appeared in numerous venues, including Black Gate magazine and an anthology celebrating the best of the iconic Weird Tales.