Colin Corrigan has an MFA in creative writing from the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan, where he won the Delbanco Thesis Prize and was awarded a Zell Fellowship. Before moving to America he received an MA in Creative Writing from University College Dublin, and worked for ten years in the Irish television industry. A recipient of funding from the Arts Council of Ireland, short films he wrote and directed have been broadcast on Irish network television and screened internationally at film festivals. His short fiction has appeared in Amazon's weekly literary journal Day One, the Irish magazine The Stinging Fly, the UK anthology series The Fiction Desk, and the anthology Surge: New Writing from Ireland, which was published to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of O'Brien Press. He lives with his wife in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he is writing his first novel.