Kevin Barry was born in Limerick in 1969.
His story collections are There Are Little Kingdoms (Dublin, Stinging Fly Press, 2007), which featured as a book of the year in both The Sunday Tribune and The Irish Times and was awarded the 2007 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature; and Dark Lies the Island (London, Jonathan Cape, 2012).
His novels are City of Bohane (Jonathan Cape, 2011); and Beatlebone (Canongate Books, 2015) for which he was awarded the Goldsmith Prize for innovative fiction.
He lives in Sligo.
Kevin Barry at The Stinging Fly
Kevin Barry at Aitken Alexander
Kevin Barry at The National Library of Ireland