Molly McCloskey was born in 1964 in Philadelphia, and moved to Ireland in 1989.
She has published the collection of short stories, Solomon’s Seal (London, Phoenix House, 1997); The Beautiful Changes, a novella and four short stories (Dublin, The Lilliput Press, 2002); and a novel, Protection (Dublin, Penguin, 2005).
Her memoir is Circles around the Sun. In Search of a Lost Brother (Penguin Ireland, 2011).
The 1995 winner of the RTÉ/Francis McManus Award, she lives in Dublin.