Born in Dublin, Ireland, Damien juggles being a pattern maker by day for various fashion brands and a writer by night. He originally moved to Paris in 1998 before falling distracted by London and Amsterdam. Since returning to Paris in 2015, his focus has been heavily on writing and he was published in 2015’s Irish short story anthology ‘Second Chance’, Eyewear Publishing’s poetry anthology ‘Nous Sommes Paris’ and various online journals including Firefly magazine and SickLit Magazine. Aside from maintaining an online blog of poetry and photography, he is currently working on his first novel. For the rest of the time, he can be found in the kitchen baking high calorie cakes.