IVOR IRWIN is a native of Manchester, England. A writer and filmmaker, he has published journalism, nonfiction, poetry, short fiction and a novel, The Golem of Manchester (Barking Man Press). He has appeared in various newspapers, magazines, journals and reviews like Playboy, The Sun, The Indiana Review, The Contemporary Review of Fiction, Mayfair, the Indiana Review, Rapier, Actos de Inconsciencia, the Sonora Review, the Sycamore Review, Emrys Journal & others.
He was foreign correspondent for Manchester’s great hippie journal, Grass Eye, for eleven years, and he wrote a film review per week even while stationed in war-torn Sarajevo and dossing it in Ceauseciu’s Romania. This stay in Romania ultimately led to the publication of A Peacock Or A Crow, a nonfiction book on the Romanian adoption crisis, co-authored with Dr. Victor Groza.
Ivor is, more recently, the screenwriter of A Man of Limited Emotional Means, which won a ‘Best of’ award at the Louisiana FilmFestival and is currently entered into a number of competitions. A tech writer for Badoink.io, as well as so much more, he is also the writer of a column on the English Premier League club Manchester United F.C. for Globalfootballtoday.com .
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