Alison Jameson grew up on a farm in rural Ireland, a remote and beautiful place that continues to inspire her work. An English and History graduate of University College Dublin she worked in advertising for many years before becoming a full-time writer. She has written three novels. This Man and Me, Under My Skin and most recently Little Beauty. She has been nominated for the IMPAC award and short-listed for the European Prize For Literature. Home is Dublin where she lives with her husband and son.