Ed O’Loughlin was born in Toronto and raised in Ireland.
His novels are Not Untrue and Not Unkind (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2009), which was long-listed for the 2009 Man Booker Prize; Toploader (London, Quercus, 2011); and Minds of Winter (Quercus Riverrun, 2016).
A novella, All You Can Eat, was published as an ebook in 2013.
He reported from Africa for the Irish Times and other papers, and was Middle East correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age of Melbourne.
He lives in Dublin.