Jamie Guiney is a literary fiction writer from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. His short stories have been published internationally and he has been nominated twice for the 'The Pushcart Prize' with his stories ‘A Quarter Yellow Sun’ and ‘The Cowboy.’
Jamie is a graduate of the Faber & Faber Writing Academy and has twice been a judge for short story competition ‘The New Rose Prize.’ His work has been backed by the Northern Ireland Arts Council through several Individual Artist Awards.
Jamie favours the short story genre, believing it to be the closest written prose to the traditional art of storytelling. In between shorts, Jamie is currently working on his second novel and developing his skills in screenwriting.
He tweets as @jamesgwriter
"Jamie's stories are fantastically written—with vivid characters moving through evocative landscapes. You can feel the bitter winter wind in 'Christmas' and the brooding summer dust bowl of 'Changes'—a real treat for the eyes and imagination!"
SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, Miranda Dickinson
Based on a true tale from the author's hometown, 'A Quarter Yellow Sun' is the story of an aged war veteran, alone in the world and preparing for his final crusade. This story was nominated in 2011 for ‘The Pushcart Prize’.