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Author Biography


Caroline Busher is the Irish Times Best Selling Author of The Ghosts of Magnificent Children and The Girl Who Ate The Stars (Poolbeg Press). Her third book The Legend of Valentine Sorrow is out this year.

Roddy Doyle describes it as “Gripping, vivid and very, very entertaining.”

Eoin Colfer describes Caroline as “A star of fantasy fiction.”

Caroline graduated with a First Class Honours MA in Creative Writing. She is the recipient of many awards and was the Reader in Residence with Wexford Public Library Services. Caroline is a Heritage Expert with the Heritage Council of Ireland, on the Poetry Ireland Writers in School Scheme she was the Festival Manager of Towers and Tales book festival in Lismore Castle and the Chair of Wexford Literary Festival.

Caroline grew up in a Victorian House in the North West of England. As an only child Caroline spent her days reading books and writing fantastical stories. When Caroline got older she moved to the South East of Ireland and strongly believes that it is the most magical place on earth.