art by lizbeth palma
Kenneth Hickey is 29 years old. He was born and resides in Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland.
After leaving secondary school in 1993, he went to sea for seven years before returning to dry land to pursue a serious writing career (part time of course). Kenneth set up the "Will It Workshop" at the Sirius Art Centre Cork where he regularly reads work in progress. He has also read at the Frank O'Conner festival, as well as performed several short dramatic pieces at various Cork venues including the Cork Arts Theatre.
Kenneth has also had two rehearsed readings of full length plays by Moving Parts Theatre at Carr's Café, Paris, France. His video shorts have been screened at the Cork and Foyle Film Festivals. His prose and poetry have been published in the Munster Literature Centre Anthology Southword 6, Aesthetica, Shadow Poetry Quill Magazine, and in the Feel Free Press Anthology Destination Anywhere. His awards included being short-listed for the PJ O'Conner Award in 2003, and the South Tipperary One Act Play Chapbook Awards in 2003 and 2004.