Kevin Holohan was born in Dublin. He is a graduate of University College Dublin and a veteran of a high school education at the hands of the Irish Christian Brothers. His short stories have been published in Cyphers, The Sunday Tribune (Dublin), and Whispers and Shouts. His poetry has been published in Studies, Casablanca, Envoi, and Poetry Ireland. His first novel, The Brothers' Lot, was published to critical acclaim by Akashic Books in 2011. He is currently in the throes of his second novel. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.