The Dream That Wakes You Up

A lecture on the mysterious role of inspiration in the writer's work and life, first delivered at Bray Literary Festival in September 2020.

Essay 30th September 2020

The Rage of O’Malley

Issue 33, Volume 2: Spring 2016 – In The Wake Of The Rising

Paul Lynch

Paul Lynch is author of four novels — BEYOND THE SEA, GRACE, THE BLACK SNOW and RED SKY IN MORNING. He has won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and France’s booksellers’ prize, Prix Libr’à Nous for Best Foreign Novel. He has been shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize in the UK, the William Saroyan International Prize in the US and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, Prix Littérature-Monde, and the Jean Monnet Prize for European Literature. Born in Limerick in 1977, he grew up in Donegal and lives in Dublin with his wife and two children.