Cónal Creedon is a novelist, playwright, and documentary film maker. His fiction has been translated into Bulgarian, German, Austrian, Italian – with extracts published in China. His stage plays have been commissioned by the Irish National Millennium Celebrations Committee, The Irish Arts Council and The European Capital of Culture, and have been awarded two Irish National Business2Arts Awards & nominated for Irish Times Theatre Awards. Cónal’s plays represented Ireland at World Expo China 2010, received rave reviews from the Shanghai theatre critics. His plays were subsequently produced in New York, to high critical acclaim in the New York Times and New Yorker Magazine – they went on to be awarded Best Director, Best Actor and nominated Best Playwright at the 1st Irish New York Theatre Festival. Cónal’s film documentaries have been broadcast on television, and had many public screenings including at the Irish Pavilion World Expo Shanghai. Cónal has written extensively for radio including RTE, BBC 4 and BBC World Service.