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Anne Enright is the Man Booker Prize-winning author of novels and short stories. She is one of the world’s greatest contemporary writers whose work explores the richness of life and complexities of being human. Best known for The Gathering, her work also includes The Portable Virgin, The Wig My Father Wore, What Are You Like? and The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Her short stories have appeared in several magazines including The New Yorker and The Paris Review. Her most recent book, The Green Road, was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Prize and the Costa Novel Award, and won the Irish Novel of the Year. It was described by the Guardian as a ‘brilliant, devastating and radical novel’. Enright is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.