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Martina Devlin

Author & Journalist

Martina Devlin is an author and journalist. She has written 10 books, from non-fiction to novels including About Sisterland and The House Where It Happened. Her latest book is a short story collection, Truth & Dare: Short Stories about Women Who Shaped Ireland. Her prizes include the Royal Society of Literature’s V.S. Pritchett Prize and a Hennessy Literary Award, and she has been shortlisted three times for the Irish Book Awards. She writes a weekly current affairs column for the Irish Independent and has been named National Newspapers of Ireland commentator of the year. She is currently a PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin researching the writers Somerville and Ross.

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