Darren lives with his wife and daughter in Co Kilkenny. He has previously been shortlisted for a Hennessy Literary Award and the Desmond O'Grady Poetry Prize.
His poems are published in a number of online magazines and Irish poetry journals, including Vine Leaves and Cyphers. He was commissioned by the Abbey Theatre in 2013 and his play, Home Game, was performed as a public reading at The Peacock.
His plays have also been produced in London and Prague.