ABOUT JOHN TOOMEY
John Toomey is the author of three novels, SLEEPWALKER, HUDDLESTON ROAD and SLIPPING. He grew up in Dublin but went to university in London, where he then lived for five years. He now lives in Dublin where he teaches at Clonkeen College.
His most recent novel, SLIPPING, was published by Dalkey Archive in March 2017 and has received excellent reviews in both the US and Ireland. SLIPPING is also the winner of the INTERNATIONAL RUBERY AWARD FOR FICTION 2017, the longest established award in the UK for books by independent publishers.
His first novel, SLEEPWALKER, was published in Ireland by Somerville Press in July 2008. Dalkey Archive have since acquired the rights to SLEEPWALKER and their edition was published in the USA, UK and Ireland in 2010. John Toomey's second novel, HUDDLESTON ROAD, also published by Dalkey Archive, was published in 2012.