Noel O'Reilly is a writer and editor, now focusing on fiction. He studied English Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London, and formerly worked as an English teacher in London. He is an award-winning journalist and currently edits two magazines and contributes to a website for an international publisher.
A keen musician, he plays saxophone and guitar and has performed with various jazz and blues bands, including the Brighton Jazz Cooperative. He has written a musical and a number of comedy sketches and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and venues including London's Tram Shed, Boulevard Theatre in Soho and Melkweg in Amsterdam.
Noel spent a year living in Barcelona, commuting to his day job in London via EasyJet, and now lives in Brighton with his family.
Wrecker, Noel's debut novel, is set in a remote fishing village in nineteenth century Cornwall which is steeped in pagan superstition. It explores the themes of religion and morality from a woman's point of view and will be published by Harper Collins imprint HQ in summer 2018.
Agent: David H Headley
Wrecker To Be Published By HQ - June 2017