The School of English is delighted to announce that the 2021 Writer-in-Residence will be Eimear Ryan. Eimear Ryan’s debut novel, Holding Her Breath, will be published by Penguin Sandycove in June 2021. Her writing has appeared in Winter Papers, Granta, The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, The Long Gaze Back (New Island) and Town & Country (Faber). She is a co-founder of Banshee Press, an independent publisher that produces a literary journal, Banshee, and a select list of books.
The Writer-in-Residence role is jointly funded by the Arts Council and UCC.