Anne Enright was born in Dublin where she still lives and works. She has written seven novels and two books of short stories. Awards include the Man Booker Prize, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Fiction and the Irish Novel of the Year Award (twice). Her short pieces, fiction and non-fiction, can be read in the New Yorker, The London Review of Books, The New York Review of Books, the Guardian and the Irish Times. She is the editor of the Granta Book of the Irish Short Story and was Ireland’s first Laureate for Fiction (2015-2018). She is now a Professor of Creative Writing at UCD. Most recent publications are no authority; writings from the laureateship and Actress, a novel.