Contributor Biographies

Ruth Gilligan

Ruth Gilligan is a novelist from Dublin now based in the UK where she works as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham.

Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty grew up in Derry. His novels include The Jewel, published to widespread praise in 2019; and Inch Levels, which was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Novel of the Year award in 2017.

Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss was born in Glasgow and grew up in Manchester. She is the author of six novels, most recently Ghost Wall, and also writes non-fiction about travel, nature and place.

Seán Rocks

Seán Rocks presents ARENA, RTÉ Radio 1’s flagship arts, popular culture and entertainment programme which is broadcast at 7p.m. Mon-Fri. 

Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA nominated award winning writer, international poet, performer playwright, artist and broadcaster.