Alan is a Master of Arts graduate (set to feature in the upcoming LGBTQIA+ Anthology Peace in the Valley, 2022. He has also had poems featured in Hullwrites magazine (University of Hull), Poetry during lockdown (UCD) and Washington Square Review (upcoming). He has also featured poems in Consilience and BASCE journals. Both journals explore intersections between areas such as art, culture, and the environment. Alan is a dedicated volunteer, writer, and purveyor of environmental justice. He has previously given a presentation for the IAAS (Irish association for American Studies) on poetry studies and indigenous identity.