Ger Burke is a novelist and short-
On career break from her job as a teacher of English and History she completed a creative writing course at Holyoke College , Massachusetts.
She is a co-
Her novel My Father's Lands was published in 2010.
“... an honest and unflinching portrait of the damage that alcoholism can wreak on what is an already conflicted life.” The Irish Times
"In Braided Loves Gerardine Burke brings the same deftness to this contemporary story as she did to her historical novel.This is no fluffy, pink popular escapism but a hard-
"Teresa Goldstein is in meltdown. Teacher, writer, wife, mother-
Clairr O' Connor
"In clear, concise prose, Ger Burke maps the lonely route of Teresa Goldstein through family life, experienced by way of the lens of a bottle. By turns sad and insightful, Braided Loves is a thoroughly Irish novel packed with guilt, secrecy and hope."
Nuala O’Connor, author of Miss Emily