Publisher: Penguin Random House Canada
Kevin Barry is the author of the novels Night Boat to Tangier, Beatlebone and City of Bohane and the story collections Dark Lies the Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. His awards include the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize and the Lannan Foundation Literary Award. His previous novel Night Boat to Tangier was nominated for the Man Booker Prize. His stories and essays appear in The New Yorker, Granta and elsewhere. He also works as a playwright and screenwriter, and he lives in County Sligo, Ireland.