Dr. Tracy Fahey is an author based in Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare. She holds a PhD in the Gothic from Mary Immaculate College (2015). Her fiction is primarily concerned with folklore, uncanny, liminal spaces, and the body.
She has five books, one novel and four collections, published with UK presses; her latest collection, ‘I Spit Myself Out’ was released in 2021. Her short fiction has appeared in more than 30 Irish, UK, US and Australian anthologies including the latest edition of Best New Horror (edited Stephen Jones), and has been reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement. Fahey’s academic writing on the Gothic and folklore has appeared in Irish, English, Italian, Dutch and Australian edited collections.
Her debut collection, ‘The Unheimlich Manoeuvre’ was shortlisted in 2017 for a British Fantasy Award.
She is a recipient of the Liminisa Residency for writers, Greece (2019), and her writing has been commissioned by visual artist Marie Brett and the Crawford School of Art.