Mikey Flynn is originally from County Clare in Ireland. His parents moved to Brooklyn, when he was eight years-old, and he has lived in trauma ever since.
Mikey’s mother wanted him to become a doctor, or at least sober, like his dad. Sadly, Mikey couldn’t cut the mustard. However, he did become a psychiatric nurse, and joined the NHS in 1999.
Mikey suffers from xenophobia, mild-psychosis, and ‘bargain-basement’ self-esteem brought about by a failure to live up to his own high-standards.
Mikey’s writing depicts a life lived on the edge, and then some. His humour is with weirdness gleaned from life lived on the psychological edge. Writing allows Mikey to fully explore his chronic state of cruelty. Mikey also writers for our blog, at New London Bloggers.
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Mikey Flynn is an ‘Irish Yank’ from Brooklyn, New York. He moved to England when he was eight years-old, stowing away on a cruiser ship bound for Scotland. The rest of the family soon followed suit.
Mikey wanted be a doctor, like his dad, but couldn’t cut the mustard. He did however complete his nurses training in 1999.
Now, ‘a fat, lazy basturd’ (Mikey’s own words) Mikey suffers from severe paranoia, mild xenophobia, agitated depression, and a host of other complaints, including “bargain-basement self-worth”.
Mikey writes candidly about his miserable life, combining strong social commentary with elements of crime and brutality, a genre that allows Mikey to fully explore his chronic state of cruelty.
Mikey’s literary influences are the Italian medieval saint, John Gotti, and Irish writer Maura Laverty, author of ‘Full and Plenty’.