Eloise grew up in Llantrisant. She now lives in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, very close to the beach where she collects sea glass and walks her dog Watson Jones. She worked in the theatre inwardrobe, then studied Drama and took a postgraduate diploma in Acting. After working for over ten years as an actress, she studied for a Masters in Creative Writing at Swansea University. Elen's Island is her first book.