2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Roddy Doyle

(Ireland)

RODDY DOYLE is the author of thirteen novels, including the The Commitments, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, for which he won the Booker Prize in 1993, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors and, most recently, The Women Behind The Door, published this year. He co-wrote the screenplay for The Commitments, and wrote the scripts for The Snapper and The Van. His most recent screen work was the script for Rosie, released in 2018. He is a co-founder of Fighting Words, which was set up to help and encourage children and young people throughout Ireland to write creatively. He lives in Dublin.

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