Naoise graduated in 2016 with a First Class BA in English from Trinity College Dublin, and also holds a Cambridge CELTA.

Her academic interests include political theory, sociolinguistics, narratology, postcolonial studies, and the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century novel. A freelance writer and illustrator, she has appeared in Buzzfeed UK, Feministing, Development Education, Bluestockings Magazine, and the Someone You Love pro-choice art exhibition.

She currently teaches early literacy in Hong Kong and is working on a novel.