Anne Enright was born in Dublin in 1962, and stayed. She has written six novels, two books of short stories and a book of essays about motherhood. She was the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction (2015-2018) Her short stories have appeared in several magazines including The New Yorker and The Paris Review. Essays, lectures and articles are published by The London Review of Books, The Dublin Review, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The New York Times. She was editor The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story (2011). Key awards were The Man Booker Prize (2007) - which brought her work to global attention - The Andrew Carnegie medal for Excellence in Fiction (2012) and the Irish Novel of the year (2008 and 2016). Her work has been translated into almost 40 languages and is regularly reviewed. Current foreign publishers include DVA (Germany), Bromberg (Sweden), Bezige Bij(Netherlands), Actes Sud (France). Anne was the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction (2015-2018) and has recently been appointed Professor of Fiction at UCD.