Molly McCloskey (born 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American writer who has lived in Ireland since 1989. Her fiction has won the RTÉ Francis MacManus Award (1995) and the inaugural Fish Short Story Prize (1996). Her story “Another Country” was anthologized in The Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories (2005), edited by David Marcus. In 2009, another of her short stories, “This Isn’t Heaven” was selected by Richard Ford as one of the prize-winning stories in the 2009 Davy Byrne’s Irish Writing Award and was anthologized in Davy Byrne’s Stories. Her first work of non-fiction, a memoir of her schizophrenic brother Mike, called Circles Around the Sun: In Search of a Lost Brother, was named by The Sunday Times (UK) as its Memoir of the Year for 2011.