Kevin Barry is the author of the novels City Of Bohane, Beatlebone and Night Boat To Tangier, and the story collections; There Are Little Kingdoms, Dark Lies The Island and That Old Country Music. His stage credits include the plays Autumn Royal, There Are Little Kingdoms and Burn The Bad Lamp, along with many radio plays for RTE and the BBC. His screen credits include the feature Dark Lies The Island and several short films. He has won the IMPAC Award, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the BBC Northern Ireland Drama Award, and many others. He has been translated into 18 languages, and his stories and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, the Stinging Fly, Harpers, and elsewhere. He is the co-editor and publisher of the annual anthology Winter Papers. He lives in County Sligo.