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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What I’m Reading

Ever wondered what a writer reads? I keep a list of all the books I’ve read here. A little red star (*) means I thought the book was particularly amazing! June 2016: Alison Weir – Katherine of Aragon May 2016:


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

Howth Literary Festival

Howth Literary Festival

Mare di Libri, Rimini

  • Teatro degli Atti, Rimini
  • 10:00AM | June 19th, 2016
  • The Boy at the Top of the Mountain
  • Mare di Libri Festival