Rory Gleeson is a novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He studied Psychology at Trinity College Dublin before earning further degrees from The University of Manchester, Oxford University, and UEA. His writing has featured in The Irish Times, Sunday Miscellany, Far Off Places Magazine and Granta. He was the Burgess Fellow for Fiction at The University of Manchester in 2019 and was awarded a Literature Bursary by Arts Council Ireland in 2020. His debut novel Rockadoon Shore was published by John Murray Press in 2017.