The ICC Digital Literary Festival features some of the stalwarts of Irish literature alongside recent bestselling authors.
This interview features author Dermot Bolger in conversation with Anne Flaherty. First published on ICC Digital on 29/11.
About Dermot Bolger
Dermot is a journalist, editor, publisher, and one of Ireland’s best known and most prolific authors. He has written 14 novels, 17 plays and 10 collections of poetry. His work has attracted many awards, including the AE Memorial Prize and the Macaulay Fellowship. His play, Lament for Arthur Cleary, won both the Samuel Beckett Award and the BBC Stewart Parker Award.
Dermot established Raven Arts Press in 1977 and he subsequently helped co-found New Island Books, which is now one of Ireland’s leading publishers.
His most recent work, Secrets Never Told, is his first collection of short stories, one of which, Supermarket Flowers was shortlisted for Short Story of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2020.