Gerard McKeown is an award winning writer based in London.

Born in 1980 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, Gerard’s work has been published in The Moth, 3:AM and Litro, among others.

He has performed with writers including Stewart Home, Nick Toczek and John Cooper Clarke.

In 2015 he was highly commended in The Moth Short Story Competition judged by Donal Ryan.

In 2011 he was featured in Poetry Ireland’s Up and Coming Writers showcase.

In 2007 he was The Ulster Performance Poetry Champion and a semi-finalist of Radio 4’s UK Poetry Slam.