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Caitriona O'Reilly was born in Dublin in 1973, and lives in Wicklow and Hull. She studied at Trinity College Dublin, where she wrote a doctoral thesis on American literature. She received a major bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland in 1999. The Nowhere Birds was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2001, and won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature in 2002 (given to the best new book by any Irish writer).