A.L. Kennedy is the author of novels, short stories and nonfiction. Her most recent book is We Are Attempting to Survive Our Time, published in 2020. She was one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 1993 and 2003 and a judge of the same list in 2013.
A.L. Kennedy on Granta.com
‘After dinner and schoolwork and dog-walking and the rest, even if I’d put the light out and laid myself down for definite rest, little ideas and scraps and nonsenses would tickle in and start to shake me. They would make the nights too bright to resist.’