About


Kelly Creighton is the author of the DI Harriet Sloane series set in East Belfast, psychological thriller The Bones of It, literary thriller Souls Wax Fair, two story collections and two poetry pamphlets.

She is an editor, publisher, ESL Teacher, creative writing mentor, and workshop facilitator for adults and children.

In 2014 Kelly founded The Incubator literary journal, which concentrates on the contemporary Irish short story. She is co-editor of the Sesheta multi-genre Christmas anthology.

Her work has been published in over a hundred literary journals and featured in many anthologies. Kelly has graced numerous poetry and short story prize shortlists over the years.

She frequently presents at literary festivals in the UK, Ireland and America, and her work has always been generously supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Kelly reviews crime TV on Belfast247’s Crime Scene radio show. She lives in Co Down with her family.

Out now

Launching in May 2022, Souls Wax Fair is a #MeToo literary thriller set over twenty-five years and against the stunning backdrop of Rapid City, South Dakota. Now available to buy.

Kelly’s books can be purchased online or, if you prefer, ordered from your favourite indie bookstore.

Friday Press

Amazon author page 

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