Eleanor Guiry is an Irish academic, currently based in Scotland, with previous drama experience (LAMDA speech and drama exams).
Esmonde O’Reilly is an Irish lawyer, currently based in Dublin, with years of experience in amateur dramatics (credits include: Oliver!, The Player Queen, The Crucible: The Lyric Theatre, Belfast. Oliver!: The Grand Opera House, Belfast).
The writers met in 2001 as English Literature undergraduates in Trinity College Dublin. Both use a nom de plume.