New book forthcoming from Picador

New book forthcoming from Picador

I’m delighted and honoured to say that I have some news: my debut book will be published in early 2019 by Picador Books (the literary fiction imprint of PanMacMillan). Some info, including a link to more details.  Picador will be publishing an essay...
Review: The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

Review: The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

  The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (Melville House / Graywolf Press) In the same week I reread Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts, I downloaded a Granta podcast with American writer and activist Rebecca Solnit. Solnit writes about place, politics and gender among other...
Announcing The Glass Shore…

Announcing The Glass Shore…

Happy International Women’s Day – and congratulations to Anne Enright and Lisa McInerney (both Long Gaze Back contributors) who have been nominated for the Bailey’s Prize. Over the weekend I chaired a Long Gaze Back Panel event, with Lisa McInerney,...
The Book Show returns

The Book Show returns

I’m glad to be back on air with The Book Show on RTE Radio One after a short haitus. Our first show aired last Saturday, January 16th, 2016 and featured an in-depth interview with Man Booker Prize winner Julian Barnes. Recorded at his north London home, Barnes...

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