Author and journalist Martina Devlin has written ten books, from non-fiction to novels including About Sisterland and The House Where It Happened. Her latest is a short story collection, Truth & Dare, about some of the women who shaped Ireland. Prizes include the Royal Society of Literature’s V.S. Pritchett Prize and a Hennessy Literary Award.
She has been shortlisted three times for the Irish Book Awards. Martina writes a weekly current affairs column for the Irish Independent and has been named National Newspapers of Ireland commentator of the year.
She is vice-chair of the Irish Writers Centre, a patron of the Roger Casement Summer School and a PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin.