Nesta Tuomey was born in Dublin.
Her novels are Up Up and Away (Cork, Emperor Publishing, 1995); and Like One Of The Family (Dingle, Mount Eagle, 1999).
Her plays, documentaries and short stories have been broadcast by BBC and RTÉ and her one-act play Whose Baby won the O.Z. Whitehead Play Competition in 1996. She is a winner of the John Power Short Story Award at Listowel and the Image/Oil of Ulay Short Story Competition.
She lives in Dublin.