Eileen Battersby was born in California.
Her debut novel is Teethmarks on My Tongue (Victoria [Texas]/London/Dublin, The Dalkey Archive Press, 2016).
An Irish Times staff arts journalist and literary critic, she has won the National Arts Journalist of the Year award four times and was National Critic of the Year in 2012.
Her non-fiction includes Second Readings: From Beckett to Black Beauty (Dublin, Liberties Press, 2009); and Ordinary Dogs – A Story of Two Lives (London, Faber, 2011).
She lives in Co Meath with her horses.
Eileen Battersby at Dalkey Archive Press