Teresa Sweeney is from Galway, Ireland and has an MA in Writing from NUI Galway, Ireland. She has been published in journals including Unlikely Stories Mark V, Dangerous Women Project, Boyne Berries, Roadside Fiction, Number Eleven Magazine, Outburst Magazine, and was a runner-up in WOW! Awards 2011. Teresa was shortlisted in Over the Edge New Writer of the Year, 2014, 2017, and 2018. She was a featured emerging writer reading at Over the Edge in November 2014, and read at Cuirt Literary Festival in April 2015. In January 2018, Teresa published a collection of short stories, STARS IN THE GROUND.