Darragh McManus is an author, journalist, playwright and screenwriter. His first book, GAA Confidential, was published by Hodder. He also published a comic novel, Cold! Steel! Justice!!!, as an e-book under the name Alexander O'Hara. For more than a decade he has written reviews, features and opinion columns for several papers, including The Irish Independent, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. Even Flow is his first crime novel. His second, The Polka Dot Girl, will also be published by Roundfire. Several of his short stories have appeared in literary journals, in Ireland and the US. His first play is being read by several theatre companies, and a collection of stories is being adapted for a feature by a young film director. He is currently working on a Young Adult novel inspired by Irish mythology and finishing his second play. He lives in the west of Ireland.