Burkitt, Lisa

Lisa Burkitt
Lisa Burkitt. Image source, author
Lisa Burkitt was born in the USA to Irish parents, and grew up in Donegal.

Her debut novel is The Memory of Scent (Dublin/Gloucestershire, UK, The History Press, 2012).

Her stories have been anthologised in the Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories (London, Faber & Faber, 2008); Queens Noir (New York, Akashic Books, 2008); and Best Paris Stories (Arizona, Summertime Publications, 2012). She was the winner of the Fiction International short fiction contest, 2011.

A print journalist before moving into broadcast journalism, she has produced and presented radio documentaries and a current affairs/arts panel show on Highland Radio, Donegal.

She lives in Donegal.



Lisa Burkitt’s website

Lisa Burkitt at The National Library of Ireland