Brian Keenan was born in Belfast in 1950.
He has published one novel, Turlough (London, Jonathan Cape, 2000).
His other work includes the autobiographical An Evil Cradling (London, Hutchinson, 1992); concerning his experience as a hostage in the Lebanon; and, with his fellow hostage, John McCarthy, Between Extremes (New York, Bantam Press, 1999); Four Quarters of Light: An Alaskan Journey (New York, Doubleday, 2004); and the memoir I’ll Tell Me Man (London, Vintage, 2010).
He lives in Dublin.
Brian Keenan at culturenorthernireland.org