TTLG Author/Illustrator Profiles

Adrian McKinty

Adrian  McKinty

Adrian McKinty, now a US citizen, was born and grew up in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Educated at Oxford University, he then immigrated to New York City, where he lived in Harlem for five years, working in bars and on construction crews, and enjoying a stint as a bookseller. He is the author of several highly acclaimed novels for adults, including a Publisher’s Weekly Book of the Year. He currently lives in Denver, where he teaches high school.