They say boys don’t cry.
But Finn’s seen his Da do it when he thinks no one’s looking, so that’s not true.
And isn’t it OK to be sad, when bad things happen?
They say boys don’t cry, but you might…
Fíona Scarlett is from Dublin but now living in County Kildare with her husband and two children. She holds a MLitt in creative writing from the University of Glasgow and a masters in early childhood education. She was awarded the Denis O’Driscoll Literary Bursary through Kildare County Council in 2019 and a Literature Bursary Award through the Arts Council of Ireland in 2020. She works full-time as a primary-school teacher. Boys don’t cry is her debut novel.