Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His novels and plays have won the Costa Book of the Year award, the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year, the Independent Booksellers Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He also had two consecutive novels, A Long Long Way (2005) and the top ten bestseller The Secret Scripture (2008), shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. He lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children.
The myth-making of American and Australian history
Dolphin Theatre, UWA
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry’s lyrical new novel is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language.
Winthrop Hall, UWA