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Patrick Kavanagh 0

Kavanagh, Patrick

Patrick Kavanagh was born in Inniskeen, County Monaghan in 1904. His poetry volumes are Ploughman & Other Poems (London, MacMillan Contemporary Poets Series, 1936); The Great Hunger (Dublin, The Cuala Press, 1942, Limited Edition);...

Walter Keady 0

Keady, Walter

Walter Keady was born in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, in 1934. His novels are Celibates and Other Lovers (Denver, Colorado, MacMurray & Beck,1997); Mary McGreevy (MacMurray & Beck, 1998); The Altruist (San Francisco, MacAdam/Cage, 2003...

John B.Keane 0

Keane, John B.

John B. Keane was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1928. He published forty-six works, but is best known for his plays which inlcude Sive; Sharon’s Grave; The Man from Clare; The Year of...

Molly Keane 0

Keane, Molly

Molly Keane was born in Co Kildare in 1904 into an Anglo-Irish gentry family, the daughter of Walter Clarmount Skrine of Warleigh Manor, Somerset and Agnes Shakespeare Higginson, who published under the pseudonym Moira...

Claire Keegan 1

Keegan, Claire

Claire Keegan was born in Wexford in 1968. Her story collections are Antarctica (London, Faber and Faber, 1999/New York, Grove/Atlantic, 1999); Walk the Blue Fields (Faber and Faber, 2007/ Grove Press, Black Cat, 2008);...

Brian Keenan 0

Keenan, Brian

Brian Keenan was born in Belfast in 1950. He has published one novel, Turlough (London, Jonathan Cape, 2000). His other work includes the autobiographical An Evil Cradling (London, Hutchinson, 1992); concerning his experience as...

Denis Kehoe 0

Kehoe, Denis

Denis Kehoe was born in Dublin in 1978. His novels are Nights Between the Nation (London, Serpent’s Tail, 2009); and Walking on Dry Land (Serpent’s Tail, 2011). He has studied philosophy and European literature...

Patrick Kehoe 0

Kehoe, Patrick

Patrick Kehoe was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, in 1956. His debut collection is Its Words You Want (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2011). His first poems were published by the late James Liddy...

Richard Kell 0

Kell, Richard

Richard Kell was born in Youghal, Co Cork, in 1927. His poetry collections include Control Tower (London, Chatto & Windus, 1962); Differences (Chatto & Windus, 1969); Humours (Sunderland, Ceolfrith Press, 1978); The Broken Circle...

John Kelly 0

Kelly, John

John Kelly was born in Co Fermanagh in 1965. Well known as a journalist and broadcaster, his novels are The Little Hammer (London, Jonathan Cape, 2000); and Sophisticated Boom Boom (Jonathan Cape, 2003). He...

Gathering the Dead in the Garden 0

Kelly, John

John Kelly was born in Enniscorthy. His debut collection is Gathering the Dead in the Garden (Scalta Media, 2013). He lives and works in North County Dublin. John Kelly at Scalta Media

Julia Kelly 0

Kelly, Julia

Julia Kelly was born in 1969. Her novels are With My Lazy Eye (Dublin, The Lilliput Press, 2007); and Playground (London, Quercus, 2014). She was short-listed for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award, and...

Kelly, Maeve 0

Kelly, Maeve

Maeve Kelly was born in County Clare in 1930. Her short stories have been collected as A Life of Her Own (Dublin, Poolebeg, 1976); and Orange Horses (London, Michael Joseph, 1990. Her novels are...

Rita Kelly 0

Kelly, Rita

Rita Kelly (var. Rita E. Kelly) was born in Galway in 1953. Her poetry has been collected as An Bealach Eadóigh (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1984; the bi-lingual Fare Well: Beir Beannacht (Dublin, The...

Conan Kennedy 0

Kennedy, Conan

Conan Kennedy was born in Dublin. His novels are Here Be Ghosts (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 1982, eBook edition 2011); Ogulla Well (Killala, Co Mayo, Morrigan Books, 2002); The Colour of Her Eyes (eBook edition,...

Brendan Kennelly 1

Kennelly, Brendan

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Brendan Kennelly was born in Co Kerry in 1936. He has published over thirty books of poetry. His early poetry includes Cast a Cold Eye (with Rudi Holzapfel, Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1959); The...

Adrian Kenny 0

Kenny, Adrian

Adrian Kenny was born in Dublin in 1945. His fiction is Arcady & other Stories (Dublin, Writers Co-Op, 1983); The Feast of Michaelmas, a novel (Writer’s Co-Op, 1978); Before the Wax Hardened, an autobiographical...

Kerr, Michael 0

Kerr, Michael

Michael Kerr was born in Ballymoney, Co Antrim, in 1958 and grew up in Portstewart, Co Derry. His autobiography is Our Side of the House (London, Quartet Books, 2002). He lives in Stoneleigh, UK....

Marian Keyes 0

Keyes, Marian

Marian Keyes was born in Limerick in 1963. Her books are Watermelon (1995); Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married (1996); Rachel’s Holiday (1998); Last Chance Saloon (1999); Sushi for Beginners, (2000); Angels (2002); The Other...

Benedict Kiely 0

Kiely, Benedict

Benedict Kiely was born in 1919, near Dromore, Co Tyrone. His short stories collections include A Journey to the Seven Streams (London, Methuen 1963); A Ball of Malt and Madame Butterfly (London, Victor Gollancz...

David M. Kiely 0

Kiely, David M.

David M. Kiely was born in Dublin in 1949. His books are John Millington Synge: A Biography (London, Gill and Macmillan, 1994/ New York, St Martin’s Press, 1995); A night in the Catacombs [Fictional...

Kevin Kiely 0

Kiely, Kevin

Kevin Kiely was born in Co Down in 1953. His novels are Quintesse (Dublin, Co-Op Books, 1982/New York St Martin’s Press, 1985); Mere Mortals (Dublin, Poolbeg Press, 1989); The Welkinn Complex (Florida, Number One...

Ger Killeen 0

Killeen, Ger

Ger Killeen was born in Limerick in 1960. His poetry collections are A Trace of Exaggeration (McKerns, 1985); Construction Ahead (Sparrow Press, [Sparrow Poverty Pamphlet Ser. : No. 56] 1989), A Wren (Bluestem Press,...

Claire Kilroy 0

Kilroy, Claire

Claire Kilroy was born in Dublin in 1973. Her novels are All Summer (London, Faber & Faber 2003); Tenderwire (Faber & Faber 2006/New York, Harvest Books 2006); All Names Have Been Changed (Faber, 2009);...

Thomas Kilroy 0

Kilroy, Thomas

Thomas Kilroy was born in 1934 in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. He has published a novel, The Big Chapel (London, Faber & Faber, 1971), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and was awarded the...

Noel King 0

King, Noel

Noel King was born in 1964 in Tralee, Co Kerry. His poetry collection are Prophesying the Past (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2010); and The Stern Wave (Salmon Poetry, 2013). He has been a...

Thomas Kinsella 0

Kinsella, Thomas

Thomas Kinsella was born in Dublin in 1928. His many collections of poems include Poems (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1956); Another September (Dolmen, 1958); Downstream (Dolmen, 1962); Butcher’s Dozen (Dublin, Peppercanister, 1972); Fifteen Dead...

Conor Kostick 0

Kostick, Conor

Conor Kostick is an historian and a writer of fiction for children and young adults. His fictional works are Epic (Dublin, O’Brien, 2004); Saga (O’Brien, 2006); The Book of Curses (O’Brien, 2007); and Move...

Chuck Kruger 0

Kruger, Chuck

Chuck Kruger, born in 1938, grew up in the Finger Lakes of upstate NY. His short story collections include Between A Rock (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2005). His poetry collections are Sourcing (Bradshaw Books, 2008);...

Anatoly Kudryavitsky 0

Kudryavitsky, Anatoly

Anatoly Kudryavitsky (pen name of Antholy Kudryavitsky) was born in Moscow in 1954. His father was of Polish origin; his mother was a daughter of an Irishman from South Co. Mayo who died in...