Kieran Beville is a former teacher of English (literature and language). He was a Tutor in the Irish History Dept., UCC in the 1980s and served as lecturer of Hermeneutics in the Intercultural Studies Faculty at Tyndale Theological Seminary, Amsterdam (2011-2016). He taught Leadership Training Programmes in Eastern Europe (Serbia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova) as well as Jordan and India. He has been a keynote speaker on Postmodernism in Ireland, the U.K. and India. He is author of Write Now – A Guide to Becoming a Writer (Limerick Writers’ Centre, 2019) and the novel, Bohemian Fire (pen-name Austen K. Blake, Bohemian Books, 2017). In addition he has published fourteen non-fiction books. He has had a substantial number of feature articles (approx.100) published in various newspapers, journals and magazines in the UK, USA, India and Ireland (Limerick Leader and Ireland’s Own) as well as poetry in Cyphers, Crossways, A New Ulster, Ogham Stone, The Stony Thursday Book and The Sunday Tribune. His book – Fool’s Gold (a collection of poetry) was published by Revival Press, 2019. His latest book is a short biography: Pulling Back the Clouds – Mike Kelly, Collector and Curator of the Die-cast Model Aircraft Display at Shannon Airport, (2020, LWC).
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