Catherine Dunne is the author of one nonfiction book and ten novels, including her latest, The Years That Followed. The Things We Know Now won the Giovanni Boccaccio International Prize for Fiction in 2013 and was shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards. She was recently longlisted for the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction Award in 2015. Her work has been translated into several languages. She lives in Dublin.