Dave Duggan is a novelist and dramatist, living in Derry. He writes in English and in Irish. His latest novels are Oak and Stone (Merdog Books, 2019) and Ór agus Mil (Cló Iar Chonnacht, 2022). Sole Purpose Productions mounted a twentieth anniversary production of his play Scenes from an Inquiry in 2022. He is currently completing a collection of essays entitled Journeywork, with underlying conditions: a writing life.