Going Underground

Fiction Issue 20, Volume 2: Winter 2011 (The New York Issue)

Emer Martin

Emer Martin is a Dubliner who has lived in Paris, London, the Middle East, and various places in the United States. Her first novel, Breakfast in Babylon, won Irish Book of the Year 1996 at Listowel Writers Week. Houghton Mifflin published the novel in the US in 1997. Her second novel, More Bread Or I’ll Appear, followed in 1999. Emer studied painting at Hunter College in New York. Her latest novel, Baby Zero, was published by Brandon (Ireland) in 2007. Emer was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000. She now lives in County Meath and teaches courses at Trinity College and the Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin