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: 2016: Feb 8     Nicholas Searle – The Good Liar Feb 7     Julian Barnes – The Noise of Time Feb


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 – when I could barely afford to

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