Philip O Ceallaigh has published over forty stories, many of them collected in Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse – for which he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature - and The Pleasant Light of Day. Both volumes were published by Penguin. His third collection, Trouble, forthcoming in May 2021 has been described by John Banville as “… a superb collection… Here is a master in full control…”
He is also an essayist and translator, including of Mihail Sebastian’s For Two Thousand Years, published by Penguin Classics.
His work has appeared in Granta, The Dublin Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books and on BBC Radio 4 and has been translated into thirteen languages.
He lives in Bucharest, Romania.