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Brian Conaghan


UK flag (b.1971)

Brian Conaghan was born in 1971. He was raised in the Scottish town of Coatbridge but now lives and works as a teacher in Dublin. He is the author of The Boy Who Made It Rain and has a Master of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow. Over the years Brian has made his dosh as a painter and decorator, a barman, a DJ, an actor, a teacher and now a writer. He currently lives in Dublin with two beauties who hinder his writing: his wife Orla and daughter Rosie.
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2015) : When Mr. Dog Bites
Costa Children's Book Award Best Book winner (2016) : The Bombs That Brought Us Together