Dermot Gilleece has been golf correspondent for both The Irish Times and, currently, the Sunday Independent and is editor of Golf Digest Ireland. He is also the author of several books on golf, including most recently Breaking 80: The Life and Times of Joe Carr and Ryder Cup 2006.
Emily Gillmor Murphy was born in 1990, in County Dublin Ireland. As a child she struggled with dyslexia but now has a great love for writing and literature. Emily currently lives in Enniskerry, County Wicklow with her family. She has a great love of animals and has an extended family of multiple dogs, cats and horses. She is also a competitive show jumper, travelling across the country to participate in events with her older sister Lucy.
Amanda Hearty lives in Blackrock, Co. Dublin with her husband Michael and their little daughter Holly. Amanda works in a busy Dublin publishers, and studied Commerce at UCD and has a Masters in Marketing from the Smurfit School of Business, Dublin. Growing up in a house full of books, writing, dreams and ideas, and with her mother Marita Conlon-McKenna being a very successful author it was inevitable Amanda would finally put pen to paper and begin to write herself. Positively Yours is her second novel.