Joseph O’Neill was born in Ireland, grew up in several different countries and now lives in New York where he teaches at Bard College. He is the author of four novels, Netherland (longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008), The Dog, This Is the Life and The Breezes, as well as a memoir, Blood-Dark Track. His short stories have been published in the New Yorker and Harper’s, and his literary criticism has appeared in the Guardian, the New York Times, the Irish Times, the Atlantic, Granta and other publications.
He won the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Prize for Fiction and 2009 Kerry Fiction Award for Netherland.
Good Trouble will be published by Fourth Estate in June 2018.
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