Máirín Mc Sweeney grew up in beautiful Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. With her family she moved to Dublin at age 14 and fell in love with the city which would become the subject of her début novel ‘How We Mortals Blame The Gods’. She has had many varied careers from running her own interior art design business, and working on humanitarian projects in Guatemala and South Africa, to more recently becoming a teacher of English Literature in Geneva, Switzerland. She earned an MA in Creative Writing in the University of Cape Town, South Africa. An avid traveller, she currently lives in France.