Location: Belfast

Published by Wild Hunt Books

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Hanna Nielson

Hanna Nielson is an American author and artist in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her stories and artwork have appeared in journals in the UK and US. Raised working class in Omaha, Nebraska, she earned an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Leeds and has travelled widely seeking stories in ruins, rivers, and pubs. The Burning Child of Bantry is her first novel. Written in Belfast during the lockdown, it was inspired by her travels across Ireland and a real life haunting in County Cork. Her influences include James Joyce, Henry James, Ambrose Bierce and Shirley Jackson. Twitter @hannaswork