About

I’m a writer and editor based in Cork. My fiction has appeared in GrantaThe Dublin ReviewgorseThe Stinging Fly, and the anthologies The Long Gaze Back (New Island) and Town & Country (Faber). I’m represented by Lucy Luck at Conville & Walsh. A book for young readers, Great Irish Sports Stars: Cora Staunton, is forthcoming from O’Brien Press in August 2019.

Non-fiction and journalism has appeared in Winter Papersthe Irish Independent and the Irish TimesI write an occasional sports column for the Irish Examinermostly about the GAA (I’m a lifelong camogie player). I’ve appeared as a talking head on the RTE documentary series The Game.

I’m co-editor and designer of Banshee, a literary journal and independent press. I’ve edited and designed several educational titles for Forum Publications, and occasionally work as a freelance typesetter.

If you’d like to work with me, email me at eimear27 at gmail dot com or say hi on twitter or instagram.