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Kevin Doyle

To Keep A Bird Singing & A River Of Bodies

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Kevin Doyle is a writer and activist from Cork, Ireland. He is the author of two political crime thrillers To Keep A Bird Singing (2018) and A River of Bodies (2019) – both published by Blackstaff Press. He co-wrote with Spark Deeley the award-winning children’s picture book, The Worms that Saved the World and has also written widely on anarchism and the radical tradition.

BOOKS

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A River Of Bodies

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To Keep A Bird Singing

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The Worms That Saved The World

 

IN THE PRESS

KEVIN DOYLE sits in a Cork city centre café, looking out at a bustling street scene. Cork in 2018, with its grandiose plans for the future, seems a far cry from the Cork of Doyle’s debut novel, To Keep A Bird Singing, which is set in austerity-riddled 2010 ... MORE

Ellie O'Byrne, THE IRISH EXAMINER

Back in the eighties I was living in Douglas Street – a long, narrow thoroughfare on Cork’s inner-city southside. Today, Douglas Street is home to Frank O’Connor House, the beautifully renovated Nano Nagle Place, as well as a host of busy cafes and pubs renowned for their live music ... MORE

Kevin Doyle, THE IRISH TIMES

Following a degree, and a Masters in Science, Kevin worked in the chemical industry for five years, before moving to the United States.

“I was considering taking another degree, but I wasn’t sure it was what I wanted. I read a lot and didn’t see stories in the areas I was interested in, so I thought I’d have a go at writing one” ... MORE

Sue Leonard, THE IRISH EXAMINER

 

Other Press

Socialist Whodunnits - Sarah Lundburg Summer School 2020 (July '19)

From the Short Story to the Novel - Guest blog, Writing.IE (June '19)

Review of A River of Bodies - Irish Examiner 19/10/19

Review of A River of Bodies - Joe Cushnan/ Drop the Moon Blog (July '19)

Kevin Doyle, Profile - Cork Independent, (July '19)

Review of To Keep A Bird Singing - Evening Echo (25 May 2018)

Interview with Pearse McCarthy - Art House Show, Cork 96fm (July '19)

Nordic Noir With A Leeside Twist - Ellie O'Byrne/ Evening Echo (July 26th  '19)

Review of A River of Bodies - Christopher Owens/ The Pensive Quill (Feb 2020)

Novel Ideas Interview - Victoria Wilson, NVTV (June '18)

Interview with AK Press - (Jan 2018, USA)

From Punk to Crime  - Marie-Louise Muir/ Arts Show BBC NI

Review of To Keep A Bird Singing - Christopher Owens/ The Pensive Quill (Feb 2020)

"Socialist whodunnits ..." [Blog Post by Kevin Doyle]
 
 

CONTACT

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