Morrissy, Mary

Mary Morrissy
Mary Morrissy. Image source

Mary Morrissy was born in Dublin in 1957.

She has published one collection of short stories, A Lazy Eye (London, Jonathan Cape/ New York, Scribner, 1993).

Her novels are Mother of Pearl (Scribner, 1995/Jonathan Cape, 1996); The Pretender (Jonathan Cape, 2000); and The Rising of Bella Casey (Dublin, Brandon, 2013).

She won a Hennessy Award for short fiction in 1984, a Lannan Literary Prize in 1995, and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize in 1996.

She lives in Dublin.

Mary Morrissy’s website

Mary Morrissy at The National Library of Ireland