Belinda McKeon


Senior Lecturer
Creative Writing MA Coordinator



Belinda McKeon is a novelist, short story writer and playwright. She is the author of the novels Solace (2011) and Tender 2015), and has had short fiction and non-fiction published in The Paris Review, Granta, Winter PapersA Public Space, The Stinging Fly and elsewhere. Her plays have been produced in Dublin and New York, most recently at the 2017 Dublin Theatre Festival, with Nora (Corn Exchange). After almost two decades in the US, where she taught at Rutgers University, she is now an Associate Professor in the English Department at Maynooth University, where she directs the MA in Creative Writing

Research Interests

Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Poetry; Visual Arts; Psychoanalysis and Literature.

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