EIMEAR McBRIDE trained at Drama Centre London. Her first novel, A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing, was published by Galley Beggar Press in 2013 and won a number of awards, including the Goldsmiths Prize, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the Desmond Elliott First Novel Award. She occasionally writes and reviews for the Guardian, the TLS, and the New Statesman. 

Read the New Yorker review of A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing here

Preview the first chapter here.

Order a copy of A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing here.