Hazel Gaynor is a novelist and freelance writer in Ireland and the UK. Her writing success has been featured in The Sunday Times Magazine and Irish Times and she has also appeared on TV and radio.
Hazel is a guest blogger and features writer for national Irish writing website writing.ie for which she has interviewed, among others, Philippa Gregory, Sebastian Faulks, Jo Baker (Longbourn), Cheryl Strayed ('Wild') and Mary Beth Keane ('Fever'). Hazel was the recipient of the 2012 Cecil Day Lewis award for Emerging Writers.
Originally from North Yorkshire, England, Hazel now lives in Ireland with her husband, two young children and an accident-prone cat.