Author Bio

Glenn Quigley

Glenn Quigley is an author and artist originally from Tallaght in Dublin, Ireland, and now living in Lisburn, Northern Ireland with his partner of many years.

His first novel, The Moth and Moon, was published in 2018. When not writing, he paints portraits in watercolours and tweets too many photos of lighthouses. He maintains a website of his latest work at

He has four novels to date — The Moth and Moon, The Lion Lies Waiting, We Cry The Sea, and These Young Wolves: The Knights of Blackrabbit book one — and a short story, Use as Wallpaper, all from Ninestar Press. He also has a novella named The Great Santa Showdown with JMS Books.

His second novel, The Lion Lies Waiting, was runner-up in the 2019 Rainbow Awards list for Best Gay Book. His third novel, We Cry The Sea, was runner-up in the 2021 Rainbow Awards for Best Gay Book.

The Star We Sail By is the second volume in the Knights of Blackrabbit series and will be released by Ninestar Press in 2024.

He designs for the popular brand, as well as providing the visual identity for the largest gay bear weekend in Ireland, Béar Féile. In 2022, he created a series of portraits based on characters from his Moth and Moon novel trilogy which were displayed in Kallio Library, Finland, and at a gay event in Estonia.

Glenn Quigley

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