A.L. Kennedy is the author of novels, short stories and nonfiction. Her novel Everything You Need (Vintage) and a non-fiction book On Bullfighting (Yellow Jersey Press/ Anchor Books) were published in 1999. She was one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 1993.
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.’