Damien Owens was born in Monaghan in 1971. He also writes under the name Alex Coleman “for (sigh) marketing reasons”.
His novels as Damien Owens are Dead Cat Bounce (London, Flame, 2001) Peter and Mary Have a Row (Flame, 2002).
As Alex Coleman he has published The Bright Side (Dublin, Poolebeg Press, 2008); and Little Black Everything (Poolebeg Press, 2009).
He lives in Dublin.