Rebecca O’Connor lives in rural Ireland with her husband and three children. She and her husband run The Moth, an art & literature magazine (offshoots of which include The Caterpillar, The Moth Retreat and the €10k Moth Poetry Prize). Her first collection of poetry We’ll Sing Blackbird was shortlisted for the Strong Shine Award, and a pamphlet of hers was published by the Wordsworth Trust, where she was a writer in residence. She has had work published in the Guardian, the Spectator and Poetry Review, among other places, and is a recipient of a Geoffrey Dearmer Prize.
Her debut novel, He Is Mine And I Have No Other was published by Canongate in 2018.