Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, from Dublin, has written almost thirty books, including six collections of short stories. Her most recent books are Selected Stories (Dalkey Archive, 2017) and Twelve Thousand Days. A Memoir (Blackstaff, 2018). Her work has won many awards and she is a member of Aosdana, an Ambassador for the Irish Writers’ Centre and President of the Folklore of Ireland Society.