Kostick, Conor

Conor Kostick
Conor Kostick. Image source obrienpress.ie

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 (O’Brien, 2008).

His non-fiction publications include Revolution in Ireland (London, Pluto Press, 1996); The Social Structure of the First Crusade (Leiden, Brill, 2008); and The Siege of Jerusalem (London, Continuum, 2010).

His other work includes The Easter Rising, A Guide to Dublin in 1916 (O’Brien, 2000), co-author with Lorcan Collins; and Irish Writers Against War (Dublin, O’Brien, 2003), co-editor with Katherine Moore.

Epic was awarded a place on the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour List 2006 and Booklist Online’s Top 10 Fantasy Books for Youth: 2007. He received the 2009 Special Merit Award from the Reading Association of Ireland for his contribution to Children’s Literature and was awarded the Farmleigh Writer-In-Residence for 2010.

He teaches medieval history at Trinity College, and lives in Dublin.

Conor Kostick News

Conor Kostick at O’Brien Press

Conor Kostick at The National Library of Ireland

Comments are closed.