Dane Buckley is a Londoner and was raised in a Gaelic household full of story, myth and carry-on. He manages a day centre for Irish pensioners where these traditions are continued. Dane is in his final year of Birkbeck's Creative Writing MA. He is working on his first novel, an Irish family saga. He was one of the editors for MIR9 and has performed poetry at Hubbub. He plans to visit the storytellers of Greenland one day.