Shaun McCarthy is a stage and radio dramatist, with 13 stage plays professionally produced and several BBC radio dramas. He has published over twenty literature study guides, creative writing handbooks, arts education resources and four volumes of poetry. He has scripted training and promotional films for international corporate clients and UK public sector projects such as publicity campaigns, Big Lottery bids, etc. He aims to provide clients with the skills set to deliver complex information in a range of communications styles and formats. He lectures at University of the West of England and Oxford University and is a regular guest speaker at several European institutions. He has been an Arts Council theatre assessor and was RLF Fellow at Cardiff University for two years.