Frances Macken

Frances Macken

Frances Macken (b. 1982) is from Claremorris, Co. Mayo. She completed a BA in Film and Television Production at the National Film School, Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Oxford and is the author of several short stories. Her work has twice been shortlisted for national short story awards run by RTÉ, Ireland's biggest public service broadcaster, and Penguin Ireland. You Have to Make Your Own Fun Around Here is her debut work of literary fiction.