Martin, Emer

Emer Martin
Emer Martin. Image source

Emer Martin was born in Dublin in 1968.

Her novels are Breakfast In Babylon (Dublin, Wolfhound, 1995/New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1997); More Bread Or I’ll Appear (New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1999/London, Alison & Busby, 2000) ; and Baby Zero (Dingle, Brandon, 2007).

Breakfast In Babylon won The Kerry Ingredients Book of the Year 1996 at Listowel Writers Week. Her novella Teeth Shall Be Provided, appeared in a collection of of novellas, The Rover’s Return, in 1998.

Her books for children are, with Suzana Tulac (scientist), Magdalena Zuljevic (Illustrator), Why is The Moon Following Me? (Palo Alto, Rameash, 2014); and, as Emer C. Martin, with Magdalena Zuljevic (Illustrator), Pooka (Rameash, 2016).

Also a painter and film maker, her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000.

She lives in Palo Alto.

Emer Martin’s Website

Why is the Moon Following Me


Emer Martin on Facebook

Emer Martin at The National Library of Ireland