CARLO GÉBLER was born in Dublin in 1954 and lives outside Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. His most recent publications (all from New Island) include The Wing Orderly’s Tales, a collection of stories told by a prison orderly, The Projectionist, The Story of Ernest Gébler, a biography of his father, The Innocent of Falkland Road, a novel set in London in the 1960s, Aesop’s Fables, The Cruelty of the Gods (a collaboration with the artist Gavin Weston) and, Tales We Tell Ourselves, A Selection from The Decameron (published autumn 2020). His novel, I, Antigone, the biography of Oedipus as written by his daughter, Antigone, was published in August 2021. Carlo Gébler has been a prison teacher since 1992, most recently in HMP Maghaberry, a high security prison where he worked with prisoners serving long sentences. He also teaches at Trinity and the American College, Dublin. He is a member of Aosdána. He is married, just the once, he has five children and he has lived in Enniskillen since 1989.

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