Caroline O'Donoghue is an Irish author, journalist and host of the award-nominated podcast Sentimental Garbage. She has contributed to Grazia, Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Buzzfeed, Vice and The Times. On publication of her first novel, Promising Young Women, in 2018 she was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards' Newcomer of the Year and the Kate O'Brien Award. Her second adult novel, Scenes of a Graphic Nature, was published in 2020 and was longlisted for the Ondaatje Prize. All Our Hidden Gifts, her first novel for young adults, was published by Walker in 2021. She was born in Cork but currently lives in London with her partner and a terrier with chronic eye problems.