Gráinne O'Brien

Gráinne O'Brien is the children's buyer for O'Mahony's Booksellers, a job she has proudly held for almost a decade. She is the founder of Rontu Literary Service, a service dedicated to supporting writers of fiction for children as they seek publication of their manuscripts and one of the founders of Silver Apples Magazine, an online literary magazine entering its tenth year. She completed the MA in Creative Writing from the University of Limerick in 2018 and received an Irish Arts Council Agility Award in 2021 and 2022. She is a member of the Irish Booksellers Association committee and was named a Bookshop Hero by The Bookseller Magazine in 2022. She is a Co. Clare native and lives in Limerick with her soon-to-be husband and two cats.