Her young adult novel, Pieces of You, was published in 2017 (Penguin Random House). A second YA novel, Catch Me When You Fall, was published in January 2018. A third YA novel, Invisibly Breathing, is due for release on 5 March 2019. Her first adult novel, Moonlight Sonata, is scheduled for release in the second half of 2019; a second adult novel, The Silence of Snow, will be released in 2020.
Her awards include a 2018 Storyline Notable Book Award for Pieces of You, first place in the 2015 Graeme Lay Short Story competition, second place in the 2015 Bath Flash Fiction Award, and third place for three years running in the 2014-2016 Sunday Star Times Competitions. Both Pieces of You and Catch Me When You Fall were finalists in the 2018 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
Eileen completed a 30 week Fiction Writing Course through Creative Hub in 2013.