William Wall has published six novels, most recently Grace’s Day (2018) and Suzy Suzy (2019), three collections of short fiction including Hearing Voices Seeing Things (2016) and The Islands (2017), and four collections of poetry including Ghost Estate (2011) and The Yellow House (2017).  He was the first European to win the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and he has won numerous other awards.  His 2005 novel This is the Country was long listed for the Man Booker Prize.  He holds a PhD in creative writing from UCC.  His work has been widely translated and he translates from Italian.  For more information on William Wall go to www.williamwall.net