Cecelia Ahern was born on September 30, 1981 in Dublin, Ireland. She received a degree in journalism and media communications from Griffith College Dublin. She wrote her first novel PS, I Love You at the age of 21. This novel was made into a movie starring Hilary Swank. Some of her other novels include If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, There's No Place Like Here, and Thanks for the Memories. She won the 2005 Irish Post Award for Literature and a 2005 Corine Award for Where Rainbows End. She is also the co-creator and producer of the television show Samantha Who?