Eileen Casey

A Fascination with Fabric

ISBN: 9781851320820

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‘Eileen Casey has a rich and evocative style which she delivers with great subtlety. Her talent emerges in a very moving way by doing the most difficult things so well, allowing the simplicity and strength of the detail to shine without any attempt to overpower the reader’ – Hugo Hamilton

Eileen Casey is a fiction writer, poet and journalist originally from the Midlands and now living in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Her fiction awards include the 2010 Hennessy Literary Award in Emerging Fiction, Listowel Writers’ Week Short Fiction Award, the Maria Edgeworth Fiction Award, the Cecil Day Lewis Award and the Golden Pen Prize. Recipient of a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship and Arts Council bursaries, her debut poetry collection, Drinking the Colour Blue, was published by New Island in 2008. Eileen holds a BA (Hons) in Humanities from Dublin City University and, in 2012, graduated with distinction from the M.Phil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin.