Eileen Cronin

author, Mermaid

Biography

Eileen Cronin’s memoir, Mermaid, is on Oprah’s Best Memoirs of 2014 list. Her first publication was a cover story for the Washington Post Outlook section. She was awarded the Washington Writing Prize in fiction, and her essays/stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Hill, and in various literary magazines. Eileen practices clinical psychology in Los Angeles and sometimes performs with The Moth.