Award-winning fiction writer and design & advertising copywriter. What Becomes Of Us, and The Heart of Everything and Violet Hill are published by Hachette and available in all good etc…

I won the UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award in 2014, Hennessy First Fiction Award in 2015 and the Irish Writers Centre Jack Harte Bursary in 2016. I have an MFA in Creative Writing from UCD and have spoken/read at events including: ILF Dublin, the Ennis Book Club Festival, the Dublin Festival of History, the Dublin Book Festival, the Belfast Book Festival and the West Belfast Arts Festival.

If you’d like to get in touch then drop me a line: hmckervey@gmail.com or @hmckervey on twitter. I’m represented by Margaret Halton.


This shot was taken inside the Fastnet Rock lighthouse, right up top of the glass dome. The General Synopsis At Midnight and Posts will explain what I was doing there.








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