Owen Dwyer is a prize-winning short-story writer who has won the Hennessy Emerging Ficton prize, the Silver Quill (twice), the Smiling Politely Very Very Short Story Competition, the South Tipperary County Council Short Story Competition and the Biscuit Fiction Prize, and has had stories published in Whispers and Shouts magazine.
Number Games is his third novel, following The Agitator and The Cherrypicker. He has a degree in European Humanities. In 1992, Owen set up Irish Pensions and Finance, a pension provider which operates exclusively in the public sector. He lives in Dublin with his wife and their three children.