Louise O'Neill is an Irish author who writes primarily for young adults. Her books include Only Ever Yours and Asking For It, which won Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards.
Meadhbh McHugh is an Irish playwright. Her plays include Helen and I (Druid Theatre, 2016) and a stage adaptation of Louise O'Neill's novel Asking For It (Everyman Theatre, Cork, & Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2018). Annabelle Comyn is an Irish freelance theatre director, artistic director of Hatch Theatre Company and Director in Residence at The Lir, National Academy of Dramatic Arts, Ireland. She has directed for The Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre and Dublin Theatre Festival among others. In 2013 she won Best Director at Irish Times Theatre Awards for her production of The House by Tom Murphy.
"Powerful, provocative, hard-hitting, shocking. . .a sharply observed and at times wincingly true-to-life portrayal of a family and its disintegration. . .funny, infuriating and unbearably sad." --Irish Examiner