Martin Malone was born in Dublin.
His novels are US (Dublin, Poolebeg, 2000); After Kafra (Poolebeg, 2001); The Broken Cedar (London, Scribner, 2003); and Moore’s Bridge (Dublin, New Island Books, 2008).
His short stories are collected as The Mango War and Other Stories (New Island Books, 2009); and This Cruel Station (Connemara, Doire Press, 2017).
His short stories have been published and broadcast widely, and have won him The Francis MacManus Award. He was twice shortlisted for a Hennessey Award.
He has also published The Lebanon Diaries: An Irish Soldier’s Story (Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Maverick House, 2007), based on his five tours of duty with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
He has had radio playsThe Devil’s Garden, and Song of the Small Bird broadcast by RTE Radio 1.
He lives in the Curragh of Kildare.
Martin Malone at Doire Press