Máirín O’Grady is a writer from Kildare. She holds an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. She has published poetry, prose, and drama in Commotions – New Writing from the Oscar Wilde Centre, an anthology created and published by the students of the M.Phil in early 2009, and is a contributor to Foiseach Magazine. Máirín was shortlisted for Over The Edge New Writer of the Year 2008, and was awarded a writer’s residency in Art Factory, Bialystok, Poland for September 2010. She has trained and interned with La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in East Village, Manhattan, and participated in Theatre Forum’s The Next Stage programme in 2010. She is Co-Artistic Director of ChalkTalk Theatre Company with Louise Melinn. Plays not listed here include You Can’t Just Leave, There’s Always Something (co-writer) Spilt Gin Theatre Company, Absolut Fringe, 2011 which was nominated for three Fringe awards including Best New Writing.