Robert McLiam Wilson was born in Belfast in 1964.
His books include Eureka Street (London, Secker & Warburg, 1996); Ripley Bogle, (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1989/London, André Deutsch, 1989) ; Manfred’s Pain (London, Pan Books /Picador 1992) and with Donavan Wylie, The Dispossessed, a book about poverty (London, Picador, 1992).
Ripley Bogle won the Rooney Prize (1989), The Hughes Prize (1989), The Betty Trask Prize (1990), and The Irish Book Award (1990). His work has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.
His U.S publisher is Arcade (a division of Little, Brown and Company).
Robert Mcliam Wilson interviewé par Books by booksmag