Anthony J Quinn
Quinn is an Irish writer and journalist. His nine novels have received critical acclaim from The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Financial Times, The Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Express, Der Spiegel, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sunday Herald, The Irish Times and the Irish Independent. His debut novel Disappeared was shortlisted for a Strand Literary Award in the United States by the book critics of the San Francisco Chronicle, The LA Times, The Washington Post and other US newspapers. It was also listed by Kirkus Reviews as one of the top ten thrillers of 2012. After its UK publication in 2014, Disappeared was selected by the Daily Mail and The Sunday Times as one of their Best Novels of the Year. It was also long-listed for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. His short stories have twice been shortlisted for a Hennessy/New Irish Writing award. In 2014, he was awarded an ACES bursary for literature from the Northern Ireland Arts Council. He has a PhD from the School of English, Queen's University Belfast, where he teaches on the MA in Creative Writing. He is represented by Paul Feldstein of the Feldstein Literary Agency.