Ian Maleney 

UCC / Arts Council Writer in Residence 2024

Ian is a writer, editor, and documentary producer from County Offaly. His first book, a collection of essays entitled Minor Monuments, was published in 2019 by Tramp Press. It was shortlisted for the Michel Deon Prize and the Butler Literary Award. His writing has been widely published, including in The GuardianEsquire, and the New Statesman. He was the Temple Bar Gallery & Studios writer-in-residence in 2020, and a recipient of the Arts Council’s Next Generation Bursary Award in 2019. He is the founder of Fallow Media, an interdisciplinary online journal of literature and other media, and he has produced numerous successful podcasts, including The Witness: In His Own Words, which won ‘Podcast of the Year’ at the Irish Podcast Awards and was chosen as one of the top podcasts of 2021 by Apple Podcasts and The Guardian.

The School of English & Digital Humanities is delighted to have Ian’s expertise, passion for making art, and superb abilities as a writer, editor & producer as part of our work for the year.