Holly Müller is a novelist, short story writer, and musician. She is half Austrian and half Welsh and lives in Cardiff. Her debut novel, My Own Dear Brother, a historical fiction set in post-war Austria, is published worldwide with Bloomsbury.
The short story ‘My Cousin’s Gun’ was published by Parthian Books in their anthology of new Welsh fiction Rarebit (Waterstones book of the month for January 2014). Another of her stories, ‘The Bare-chested Adventurer’, was published in Seren Books’ 2015 anthology New Welsh Short Stories.
She is currently working towards a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of South Wales where she also tutored creative writing for several years. She has written for The Independent and The Guardian and has performed her work at various literary events including Hay Literature Festival 2014, and Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015.
Holly is the singer, lyricist and violinist in the band Hail! The Planes who have appeared at various UK music festivals, supported major acts, and received airplay on BBC Radio stations.