Paul Lynch

Genres: Fiction | Irish Writing | Novel

Paul Lynch is the prize-winning author of the novels Prophet Song, Beyond the Sea, Grace, The Black Snow and Red Sky in Morning. His third novel Grace won the 2018 Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and the 2020 Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award. His second novel The Black Snow won France’s bookseller prize, Prix Libr’à Nous for Best Foreign Novel. He has been shortlisted for many international prizes, including France’s Prix Jean Monnet for European Literature, Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger (Best Foreign Book Prize), Prix Littérature Monde and the Walter Scott Prize. Prophet Song was published by Oneworld Publications in August 2023 and won the 2023 Booker Prize. He was born in Limerick in 1977, grew up in Donegal and lives in Dublin with his wife and two children.

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