About the Author

Bill O’Neal, Jr. is a high school teacher of English and a performer of traditional Irish music. He has traveled extensively in Ireland, primarily in the North. An ordained deacon and elder of the Presbyterian Church, Bill was born and raised in New Jersey where he now lives with his wife and their children. In addition to his graduate work in English education at Rider University, he also earned a B.A. in Philosophy from The College of New Jersey. He is a long-running participant in and site coordinator for the Geraldine Dodge Poetry teacher’s program, and is also a leadership team member of The National Writing Project at Rider University.

Bill can be followed at www.billoneal.com