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Donal Ryan

‘Thoughts sharpen themselves on the flints of one another and pierce me like a knife in my middle, sunk deep and twisted around.’

Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan is from Nenagh, County Tipperary. His work includes the novels The Thing About December and The Spinning Heart, which was awarded the 2013 Guardian First Book Award, and the story collection, A Slanting of the Sun. He currently teaches creative writing at the University of Limerick, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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