Gráinne Daly is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and holds postgraduate degrees from Liverpool John Moores University and University College Dublin. Gráinne was awarded a Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship for her doctoral research project that examines the literary architecture of the sporting site in Irish fiction. Gráinne's work has won awards and has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. She has been a grateful recipient of awards from the Arts Council of Ireland and received residencies from Offaly County Council and Greywood Arts Centre in Killeagh, Co. Cork. She is a member of the Writers Guild of Ireland and the Irish Writers Union. She teaches creative writing in Castleknock Community College and in University College Dublin.