At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Mackay

Author: William Mackay (born 1846)

Biography: William Mackay was born in 1846 in Belfast, the son of the Rev. Joseph William Mackay. His brothers were dramatist Joseph William Mackay and illustrator Wallis Mackay. He himself moved to London where he worked as a journalist and publisher. In addition, he wrote drama, fiction, and poetry. His death cannot be traced.


References: Boase

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Popular Idol: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1876.
  2. Pro Patria: The Autobiography of an Irish Conspirator.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1883.
  3. Beside Still Waters: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1885.
  4. Unvarnished Tales.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1886.