Oisin McGann

Oisin McGann

(Avtor, Ilustrator)

Oisín McGann (1973) je irski pisatelj in ilustrator. Študiral je umetnost na Ballyfermot Senior Collegeu in opravil tečaj animacije na Dun Laoghaire School of Art And Design ter nekaj časa delal kot svobodni umetnik, nato pa se je zaposlil v podjetju Fred Wolf Films. Delal je tudi v Londonu v oglaševalski agenciji, se vrnil spet na Irsko, kjer je še nekaj časa delal kot svobodni umetnik, kasneje pa je postal pisatelj. Večinoma piše fantazijske romane za otroke in mladino in ilustrira lastne knjige kratkih zgodb za mlade bralce.
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Nagrade

  • 2005 – Bisto Children's Book of the Year Merit Award za delo The Gods and Their Machines in finalist za Reading Association of Ireland Award za deli The Gods and Their Machines in The Harvest Tide Project 
  • 2006 – Finalist za Bisto Children's Book of the Year Award za delo Under Fragile Stone in finalist za Locus Magazine's Best Firs Novel Award za delo The Gods And Their Machines
  • 2007 – Finalist za Waterstone's Children's Book of the Year Award za delo Ancient Appetites 
  • 2008 – Finalist za Coventry Inspiration Book Award za delo Small-Minded Giants
  • 2009 – Finalist za Falkirk Council’s 2010 RED Book Award za delo Strangled Silence
  • 2011 – Finalist za le Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire in the Young Adult (Foreign) Novel category za delo French edition of Ancient Appetites in finalist za Prix Imaginales 2011 in the Jeunesse Category za delo Voraces
  • 2012 – Finalist za Les Modus du Polar Award, an award run by librarians to celebrate mystery novels za delo Voraces in nominacija za Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire in the Young Adult (Foreign) Novel category za zbirko The Wildenstern Saga
  • 2014 – Finalist za Falkirk Council’s 2010 RED Book Award za delo Rat Runners in European Science Fiction Society Award

Bibliografija

Mladinski romani
  • The Gods And Their Machines – 2004 
  • Small-Minded Giants – 2006
  • Ancient Appetites – 2007
  • The Goblin Of Tara – 2007
  • Daylight Runner – 2008
  • Strangled Silence – 2008
  • The Baby Giant – 2009
  • The Evil Eye – 2009
  • The Wisdom Of Dead Men – 2009
  • Merciless Reason – 2012 
  • The Wolfling's Bite – 2012
  • Rat Runners – 2013 
  • Get Yourself Gone – 2013 
  • The Murder Machine – 2014 
  • Viking Thunder in Dublin – 2014 
  • The Banshee Queen of Cork – 2014 
  • The Lord in the Lake in Limerick – 2014 
  • Across the Cold Ground – 2014 
Zbirke
  • Archisan Tales: The Harvest Tide Project – 2004, Under Fragile Stone – 2005
  • Forbidden Files: The Evil Hairdo – 2006, The Poison Factory – 2006, Wired Teeth – 2008 
  • Armouron: The Armoured Ghost – 2010, Dead-End Junction – 2010, Lying Eyes – 2010, Orphan Factory – 2010
  • Kings of the Realm: War's Harvest – 2014, Cruel Salvation – 2014 
Zbirka Odštekani dedek (Mad Grandad):
  • Odštekani dedek in leteči krožnik (Mad Grandad's Flying Saucer) – 2003 
  • Odštekani dedek in robo vrt (Mad Grandad's Robot Garden) – 2003 
  • Mad Grandad and the Kleptoes – 2005 
  • Mad Grandad and the Mutant River – 2005 
  • Mad Grandad's Wicked Pictures – 2007 
  • Mad Grandad's Doppelganger – 2010