Paula McGrath lives in Dublin. Her first novel, Generation, was published in 2015, and A History of Running Away, her second novel, will is forthcoming in June 2017 (both John Murray Press). She has a background in English Literature and is currently a doctoral student at the University of Limerick. She received an Arts Council literary bursary in 2016, and was recently Irish Writers Centre Writer-in-Residence in St Mark's Cultural Centre, Florence. In another life, she was a yoga teacher.