Eimear Ryan’s debut novel, Holding Her Breath, is forthcoming from Penguin Sandycove in June. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Winter Papers, The Dublin Review and The Stinging Fly. She is a co-founder of the literary journal Banshee and its publishing imprint, Banshee Press. She is the 2021 Writer in Residence at UCC. From Co. Tipperary, Eimear now lives in Cork city.

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