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A.L. Kennedy (Skype)

A.L. Kennedy

A.L. Kennedy (Skype)

A.L. Kennedy was born in Dundee in 1965. She is the author of 18 books: 7 literary novels, one science fiction novel, 7 books of short stories and 3 non-fiction volumes. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She has twice been amongst those in the Granta Best of Young British list. She is a member of the Akademie Der Kunst.
She is also a dramatist for stage, film, TV and radio.  She writes for a number of newspapers in the UK and further afield.  He prose is published in a number of languages and she has won a number of national and international awards, including the Costa Prize, the Austrian Stat Prize for International Literature and the Heinrich Heine Prize. She has worked as a stand up comedian and occasionally writes and performs one person shows.