Heather O’Neill was born in Montreal in 1974. While her father was from Montreal, her mother was of Southern US descent. The early part of her childhood was spent in Montreal but, when her parents divorced, she moved to Virginia with her mother, before returning to Canada when she was nine, when her mother decided to become a punk rocker. O’Neill took a B.A. from McGill. She has written two very well received novels, a book of poetry and a screenplay.
1999 two eyes are you sleeping (poetry)
2006 Lullabies for Little Criminals (novel)
2014 The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (novel)
2015 Daydreams of Angels (stories)
2017 The Lonely Hearts Hotel (novel)
2018 Wisdom in Nonsense: Invaluable Lessons From My Father (stories)