Welcome and thank you for visiting. I value your time and interest. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, I live in San Francisco with my husband and our two daughters.

My stories and writing often center on the body—its joys, secrets, memory, urges, and horrors. When I write, I’m stolen away.

From my Blog

Glory Be to Gay

After six years of Internet friendship, I finally got to meet Roxane Gay last night at her excellent reading of Bad Feminist at a packed Mrs. Dalloway’s Books in Berkeley. She was everything I thought she would be, and more. … Continue reading


  • DRIVEL: Deliciously Bad Writing
    by your Favorite Authors
    Book Launch Party
    Z Space, 450 Florida St
    San Francisco
    8 pm
    Saturday, October 11, 2014
  • Bernal Yoga Literary Series
    908 Cortland Avenue
    San Francisco
    Doors, 7:30. Reading, 8:00
    Saturday, November 01, 2014
  • Whatever Doesn't Kill You
    Shebooks Book Launch
    Book Passage, Corte Madera

    Tuesday, December 02, 2014
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