Claire Hennessy is a writer, editor, and creative writing teacher based in Dublin, Ireland. Born in 1986, she has written several books for teenagers and regularly does author visits and writing workshops for schools, libraries and festivals.
Claire is currently working on a new YA novel and a collection of short stories for adults. She received Arts Council bursaries in 2012 and 2014 for the latter. She is a co-director and co-founder of the Big Smoke Writing Factory creative writing school in Dublin and co-editor of Banshee literary journal.