Sara Baume is an Irish novelist. Her father is of English descent while her mother is of Irish descent. As her parents traveled around in a caravan, Sara Baume was born “on the road to Wigan Pier”.

When she was 4, they moved to County Cork, Ireland. She studied fine art at Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design and creative writing at Trinity College, Dublin from where she was awarded her MPhil. She has received a Literary Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Her books are published by Tramp Press in Ireland and Heinemann in Britain. In 2015, she participated in the International Writing Program’s Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, IA.

Books in order of publication:

Davy Byrnes Stories 20142014
Spill Simmer Falter Wither2015
A Line Made by Walking2017
Handiwork2020