Born on 3rd September.A published author of eleven books for adults and two for children, Roisin has also written numerous articles for journals and newspapers. She worked as an advertising copywriter for a number of years, and brings a vast amount of experience to the editing team. Her first novel, The Daisy Picker, won a Write a Bestseller competition. Her third novel, The Last Week of May reached number one on the Irish bestseller list and her fourth, The People Next Door reached number two. Her books have been translated into several languages, and two, Semi-Sweet and Life Drawing for Beginners, have been published in the US. She is currently working on her twelfth book, which will follow the fortunes of the inhabitants of the island of Roone, off the coast of County Kerry, and which is destined for publication in autumn 2015. She is also secretly planning another children's book - shhhhh.