Aiden O’Reilly's debut short story collection Greetings, Hero was published in November 2014. He lived for nine years in Poland and Germany and is now based mainly in Dublin. He studied mathematics, and has worked as translator, building-site worker, mathematics lecturer and property magazine editor. His fiction has appeared in The Stinging Fly, The Dublin Review, the Irish Times, Prairie Schooner, 3am magazine, Litro magazine, Unthology, and other places. He reviews for the Irish Times and the Dublin Review of Books. He won the biannual McLaverty Short Story Award in 2008.