Casey King is a crime writer and crime fighter from Co. Cork. She is represented by London agent, Kate Nash, of Kate Nash Literary Agency. Among her qualifications, Casey has a Diploma in Policing Studies and over twenty years’ experience in the Irish Police Force. Casey was recently listed in The Bookseller Magazine’s Agent Hotlist for London Book Fair. Casey has a vast knowledge of police procedure and regularly consults with crime writers. As part of the Indulge in Writing schedule of events, Casey gives online talks about crime writing and how to include police procedure in your novel. She also contributes to the monthly Inspiration Diaries, Part two. As a poet, Casey has twice judged Kanturk Arts Festival Poetry Slam and has had two poems commended in the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition. She has been the featured poet at an event for former Fulbright Professor of Poetry, Bradley Strahan, and has read at Limerick’s Hunt Museum, and her poetry is published in several anthologies. As a playwright, Casey co-wrote the commercially staged play Catching the Train, and most recently had one of her plays longlisted in 2019 Wexford Literary Festival’s Billy Roche International Short Play Award. Her short stories have been published in The Holly Bough, Ireland’s Own and The Incubator Journal.
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