Brian McGilloway is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Inspector Benedict Devlin and DS Lucy Black series. He was born in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1974. After studying English at Queen's University, Belfast, he took up a teaching position in St Columb's College in Derry, where he was Head of English until 2013. He currently teaches in Holy Cross College, Strabane.
In April 2020, Brian's latest book, The Last Crossing, was published by the Dome Press. The book draws on Brian's first-hand experience of the Troubles in Northern Ireland and is one of his most important books to date.
Brian lives near the Irish borderlands with his wife, daughter and three sons.