Five Minute Interview with Niamh MacCabe
Born in Dublin, Niamh MacCabe grew up in Paris, in north-west Ireland, and in Washington DC, graduating there from the Corcoran School of Art. She worked overseas in the Animated Film industry, eventually returning full-time to Ireland to raise her children.
She began writing in 2014 and has featured in numerous prize shortlists, as well as winning this year’s Molly Keane Award.
She is published in Aesthetica’s Creative Writing Annual 2016, the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology 2016, The Incubator Journal Issue 8, and Bare Fiction Magazine Issue 7. Winner of the Ireland’s Own Writing Competition 2016, Winner of The Short Story Competition 2016, forthcoming publications in Structo Issue 17, A Furious Hope Anthology 2017, and Ireland’s Own Winning Writers Anthology 2017.
She lives in rural North Leitrim with her children.