Anne Enright

Anne Enright at Literaturhaus Köln, 18 November 2008 Anne Teresa Enright (born 11 October 1962) is an Irish writer. The first Laureate for Irish Fiction (2015–2018) and winner of the Man Booker Prize (2007), she has published seven novels, many short stories, and a non-fiction work called ''Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood'', about the birth of her two children. Her essays on literary themes have appeared in the London Review of Books and The New York Review of Books, and she writes for the books pages of The Irish Times and The Guardian. Her fiction explores themes such as family, love, identity and motherhood.

Enright won the 2007 Man Booker Prize for her fourth novel ''The Gathering''. Her second novel, ''What Are You Like?'', was shortlisted in the novel category of the 2000 Whitbread Awards. Her 2012 novel ''The Forgotten Waltz'' won the Andre Carnegie Medal for Fiction. Her novel ''The Green Road'' was shortlisted for the Woman's Prize, and won The Irish Novel of the Year (2015). Provided by Wikipedia