RG McCartney is a writer of poetry, short stories and novels. He was born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He has lived in many cities including Belfast, London, San Francisco and Sydney.
McCartney studied fiction writing with Jonathan Lethem at The Writing Parlour in San Francisco and at The Writer's Studio in Sydney. His fiction has been published in Overland, Aurealis, The Wine Dark Sea and the Big Ugly Review. His poetry has appeared in Backstory Journal and in two anthologies of the North Shore Poetry Project, where he performs poetry regularly. He is currently finishing his first novel.