Irish Novelist

author of 9 novels, 5 books for young readers & a collection of short stories

The Boy At The Top Of the Mountain

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The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

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What I’m Reading

Ever wondered what a writer reads? I’m planning on keeping the list of my reading updated here: May 2016: David Szalay – All That Man Is Hendrik Groen – The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old Philip


UEA Creative Writing Scholarship

In 2015, I set up the John Boyne Scholarship for Irish students undertaking the MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. I was a student on the MA in 1994/95 Рwhen I could barely afford to

Auckland Schools Programme

  • ASB Theatre - Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 9:50AM | May 12th, 2016
  • The Boy At The Top Of The Mountain
  • Auckland Schools Programme

Auckland Writers Festival

Auckland Writers Festival

  • Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland
  • 12:00PM | May 14th, 2016
  • A History of Loneliness
  • Auckland Writers Festival