Padraig Rooney is an award-winning Irish poet and journalist who lives in Basel, Switzerland. The Gilded Chalet: Off-piste in Literary Switzerland (Nicholas Brealey, 2015) was described by Edmund White as "a superbly amusing guide to all the writers who've been drawn to or emerged from Switzerland."Rooney is translating Swiss writer Annemarie Schwarzenbach's American journalism from the 1930s.
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