Louise Kennedy

Genres: Debut | Fiction | Irish Writing | Short Stories

Louise Kennedy grew up in Holywood, Co.Down. She has written for the Guardian, Irish Times, BBC Radio 4 and RTE Radio 1. Her short stories have been published in The Tangerine, Banshee, The Stinging Fly, Winter Papers and she was short-listed for the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award in both 2019 and 2020. Her debut short story collection, The End of the World is a Cul de Sac, is published by Bloomsbury in April 2021. She currently holds a Ciaran Carson ‘Writing and the City’ Fellowship at Queens University Belfast. She lives in Sligo and is finishing a novel.

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