John Boyne is the author of eleven novels for adults, five for young readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his bestselling book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, John’s other novels, notably The Heart’s Invisible Furies, and A Ladder to the Sky, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. He lives in Dublin.

His latest novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica deals with gender identity and is an urgent call to arms for better empathy and understanding about this complex issue.