Patrick O'Keeffe (writer)

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Patrick O’Keeffe (born 1963 in Limerick) is an Irish American novelist and short story writer.


He grew up in County Limerick, on a farm with his 9 brothers and sisters, but moved to the United States in his 20s to pursue writing .[1] He graduated from the University of Kentucky, and from the University of Michigan with an MFA.[2] He taught at the University of Michigan, University of Cincinnati, [3] and Colgate University.[4] He currently teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Ohio University.




  1. ^ "Bloomsbury - Authors". 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2009-12-10. 
  3. ^ "University of Michigan News Service". 
  4. ^ "404 - File or directory not found". 
  5. ^ "Patrick O'Keeffe wins $20,000 Story Prize". CBC News. January 26, 2006. 

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