Evelyn Conlon

Evelyn Conlon (born 1952) is an Irish novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Over the course of her career, Conlon has published dozens of novels, short stories, and essays. Her 2003 novel, ''Skin of Dreams'', was shortlisted for Irish Novel of the Year.

Conlon is a member of Aosdána and has been appointed a writer-in-residence at educational institutions around the world, including the University College Dublin, the University of Minnesota, and Mishkanot Sha’anamin, Jerusalem. She is an adjunct professor in the creative writing MFA program at Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A member of Irishwomen United, Conlon was a founding member of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre in 1979. Provided by Wikipedia