Profile:
Anne Enright

Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. After studying creative writing under Malcolm Bradbury and Angela Carter at the University of East Anglia, she worked for six years as a TV producer and director in Ireland. She has published one previous collection of stories, The Portable Virgin, which won the Rooney Prize, and four novels: The Wig My Father Wore, What Are You Like?, The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch and The Gathering. Her first work of non-fiction,* Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood*, was also published in 2004.