Welcome and thank you for visiting. I value your time and interest. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, I now 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

My Book Cover, My Fear, Revealed

Out of Dublin, my forthcoming short memoir from Shebooks is just ten thousand words. Ten thousand of the hardest words I’ve ever laid down. I’ve felt similar pain, and fear and anxiety, when I published my chapbook, Hard to Say. … Continue reading


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