Christine Dwyer Hickey was born in Dublin.
Her novels are The Dancer (Dublin, Marino Books, 1995), short-listed for the Kerry Ingredients/Listowel Writers’ Week Book of the Year the Year Award; The Gambler (Marino, 1996); and The Gatemaker (Marino, 2000), which comprise The Dublin Trilogy (re-issued by New Island Books); Tatty (Dublin, New Island Books, 2004/London, Vintage 2006); and Last Train From Liguria (London, Atlantic Books, 2009).
She has also written a screenplay, adapted from her own short story, for the film No Better Man, starring Niall Tóibín.
Honorary Secretary of Irish Pen, and member of Aosdána, she lives in Dublin.
Christine Dwyer Hickey at the Lisa Richards Agency