The Interview: According to Sinéad Gleeson, “...the discussion with Anne Enright will focus on The Green Road, her Laureateship, her previous novels (The Forgotten Waltz, The Gathering), her short stories, and the current state of Irish writing. We'll have plenty to talk about.”
Anne Enright has published novels, short stories, essays and non-fiction. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, her novel The Gathering won the 2007 Man Booker Prize, and her novel The Green Road was nominated for the Booker in 2015. She has also won the 1991 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the 2001 Encore Award and the 2008 Irish Novel of the Year. Her writing explores themes such as family relationships, love and sex, Ireland's difficult past and its modern zeitgeist.
Sinéad Gleeson is a writer, editor, freelance broadcaster and journalist. She currently presents The Book Show on RTE Radio One and was a reporter on the RTE Television arts show, The Works. She reviews books and writes arts features and interviews for The Irish Times, and is a regular critic on RTE Radio One’s Arena. Sinéad recently published 'The Glass Shore', an anthology of writing by women from the north of Ireland.