Rosemary is an Irish author who lives in Dublin. She studied Law at Trinity College Dublin, as well as the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Fulbright Scholar. She practiced as a solicitor, first in corporate law, before moving into the NGO sector. She has worked in advocacy for a number of charities focused on asylum and homelessness. She was shortlisted for the Benedict Kiely Short Story Competition and longlisted for the Colm Toibin Short Story Competition.
'Juicy and dark... a standout dark academia thriller, with shades of Donna Tartt's modern classic The Secret History and Emerald Fennell's revenge fantasy film Promising Young Woman... Jessica is a firecracker of a protagonist... Thanks to Hennigan's strong voice and full embrace of the bumpy, twisty nature of retribution and revenge, The Favourite positively sings.' * BookPage * [Hennigan] brilliantly weaves an enraging and all too familiar narrative that spotlights the systemic disregard of women and the dismissal of sexual violence * Shondaland * Hennigan's law degree is evident in her eloquent depictions of classroom discussions and her thoughtful meditations on justice. Readers will devour this satisfying tale of vengeance * Publisher's Weekly * [A]n engaging thriller that entertains while it explores toxic relationships and abuse of power in a prestigious academic setting * Booklist *