Conlon, Evelyn

Evelyn Conlon
Evelyn Conlon. image source

Evelyn Conlon was born in Monaghan in 1952.

Her collections of short stories are My Head is Opening (Attic Press, 1987); Taking Scarlet as a Real Colour (Dublin, Attic Press 1989); and telling, new and selected stories (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 2000).

Her novels are Stars in the Daytime (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press/London, The Women’s Press, 1993); A Glassful of Letters (The Blackstaff Press, 1998); and Skin of Dreams (Dingle, Brandon Books, 2003).

She was awarded Arts Council bursaries in 1988 and 1995, and is a regular commentator on the arts. She is a member of Aosdána, and lives in Dublin.

Evelyn Conlon’s website

Evelyn Conlon at Whinstone

Evelyn Conlon at The National Library of Ireland