Darragh McManus is an author, journalist, playwright and screenwriter. SHIVER THE WHOLE NIGHT THROUGH is his first Young Adult book, but he has previously published two adult crime novels: EVEN FLOW (2012) and noir-style mystery THE POLKA DOT GIRL (2013). For more than a decade Darragh has written reviews, features and opinion columns for several papers, including the Irish Independent, Sunday Times and Guardian. Several short stories have appeared in literary journals across Ireland, the UK and US, and he's also written a play, which will be recorded for radio broadcast this year. Darragh lives in the west of Ireland and is currently working on some new YA stories. Follow Darragh at darraghmcmanus.com or on Twitter: @McManusDarragh.