Nolan, Christopher

Christopher Nolan was born in 1965, and grew up in Dublin, overcoming cerebral palsy to write.

Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan. Image Source Disability Rights California

He has published one collection of poems, Dam-burst of Dreams (London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981).
His autobiography, Under the Eye of the Clock (Weidenfeld and Nicholsan, 1987/New York, St Martin’s Press, 1988), won the Whitbread Award.

His first novel is the Banyan Tree (London, Phoenix House, 1999/New York, Arcade Publishing, 2000).
He was a member of Aosdána, and lived in Dublin.

He died in Dublin on February 20th, 2009.

Christopher Nolan at The National Library of Ireland