Peter Hollywood is the author of Jane Alley, Pretani Press (1987); Lead City and Other Stories, Lagan Press (2002); Luggage – a novel, Lagan Press (2008); Hawks and Other Short Stories (2013) Drowning the Gowns – a Novel (2016) both published by New Island Books, and The Welcome Centre (December 2022), Arlen House. His stories have appeared in numerous journals and he has had stories represented in FOUR anthologies: State of the Art: Short Stories by New Irish Writers edited by David Marcus, published by Hodder and Stoughton; 'Krino - An Anthology of Modern Irish Writing' edited by Gerald Dawe and Jonathan Williams, published by Gill and MacMillan; Belfast Stories, Doire Press and The New Frontier: Contemporary Writing From & About the Irish Border, New Island Books. In September 2021, he had a specially commissioned story broadcast in the ‘Short Works’ series on BBC Radio 4. Peter is currently Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow in Seamus Heaney Centre, QUB. His new collection of stories, The Welcome Centre (Arlen House) was launched 26th of January in QUB.