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Ambrose, Joe

Joe Ambrose is the author of nine books including Dan Breen and the IRA and the novels, Serious Times and Too Much Too Soon which were praised by The Guardian as being unputdownable. A native of Tipperary, where as a child he knew many of the leaders of that countys IRA campaign, he now divides his time between London, Ireland, and Morocco. He has broadcast with RTÉ, BBC World Service, Lyric FM, and Channel 4.

His books include two novels for Pulp Books, Serious Time (1998) and Too Much Too Soon (2000); a punk rock book for Omnibus Press Moshpit Culture (2001); an investigation of covert punk culture from inside the moshpit, Gimme Danger (2004); a biography of punk icon Iggy Pop.

He is Literary Editor of