Stephen Dineen was born, bred and buttered in Dublin. He studied history and politics in university, and has worked in public policy research, politics, journalism and currently works in communications.
Amidst completing two bad novels, Stephen has written, and continues to write, short stories. He has had five stories published: ‘Exiles’ (2008), ‘Chimes’ (2012), ‘Siren’s Song’ (2014), ‘Leap Years’ (2014) and ‘The Driver’ (2015). All five are also available on this website (the version of ‘Siren’s Song’ is longer than the published version).
‘The Driver’ was long-listed in the 2012/2013 Fish Short Story Prize. ‘Siren’s Song’ was short-listed in the 2014 Labello Press International Short Story Competition.
In 2013, he read ‘The Driver’ at a public reading of the Wexford Fringe Festival in 2013. He is a member of the Rathmines Writers’ Workshop.
This website contains of some of Stephen’s least worst short stories, and reviews of places to bring tourists in Dublin. He welcomes feedback on his work, and can be contacted at: email@example.com