Nuala O’Connor (aka Nuala Ní Chonchúir) was born in Dublin, Ireland.  Nuala  lives in East Galway with her husband and three children.

Her third novel, Miss Emily, about the poet Emily Dickinson and her Irish maid, was shortlisted for the Easons Book Club Novel of the Year 2015 and longlisted for the 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award.

Nuala’s fifth short story collection Joyride to Jupiter (2017) was published by New Island; her story Gooseen won the UK’s 2018 Short Fiction Prize, was published in Granta and was shortlisted for Story of the Year at the Irish Book Awards.

Nuala’s fourth novel, Becoming Belle, was recently published to critical acclaim.

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