Eibhlís Carcione

Children’s Writer & Poet


A stunning, lyrical tale of loss that’s also a gripping thriller and ghost story. When her parents disappear, 12 -year-old Raven McKay is put into foster care in the town of Grave’s Pass. But this is no ordinary town. It’s a place where the living and the dead live side by side…

“Deliciously dark and gorgeously gothic!”
— Kieran Larwood, Award-winning writer of The Five Realm Series and Carnival of The Lost Series


My three poetry collections in Irish, Tonn Chlíodhna (2015), Eala Oíche (2019) and Bean Róin (2023) are published by Coiscéim. I have won numerous awards for my poetry including Duais Fhoras na Gaeilge (Listowel Writer’s Week), Comórtas Filíochta Fhéile Raifterí and Comórtas Filíochta, Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Belfast. I was awarded an Arts Council of Ireland literature bursary in 2021.