Portrait of Anne Enright

Anne Enright

Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published two collection of stories, collected as Yesterday’s Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and five novels – including The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize, and The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

Her latest novel, The Green Road, won the Irish Novel of the Year, and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and Costa Novel Award. She is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.