Conor O'Callaghan is from Ireland. He has taught at several different universities in the United States, including Villanova University in Pennsylvania, Wake Forest University in North Carolina and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He tutors on the creative writing DLMA. He has publlished four collections of poems, a football memoir and Gothic novella. He has two kids at college, is married to the eighteenth-centurist scholar Mary Peace, and divides his time between Dublin and Sheffield.