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Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne was born in Dublin. Author of more than thirty books, her work includes The Dancers Dancing, The Shelter of Neighbours, and Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow. Her most recent books are  Twelve Thousand Days: A Memoir (shortlisted for the Michel Déon Award 2020), Little Red and Other Stories (Blackstaff 2020), and   Look! It’s a Woman Writer. Irish Literary Feminisms 1970-2020  (ed.) (Arlen House, 2021) She has published seven collections of short stories and has been the recipient of many literary awards, most recently the Pen Award for an Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature, and a Hennessy Hall of Fame Award. A Selected Stories will be published in 2023, by Blackstaff Press. In Autumn 2020 she held the prestigious Burns Scholarship at Boston College. She is a member of Aosdána, and President of the Folklore of Ireland Society.

Has also written plays, books for children. Writes in Irish and English.

Something about Blackstaff as my main publisher for decades?

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