Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Rugadh Éilís Ní Dhuibhne i mBáile Átha Cliath i 1954 agus tá spéis aici sa litríocht ó bhí sí an-óg. Scríobhann Éilís i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla do dhaoine óga agus do dhaoine fásta. I measc an tsaothair atá foilsithe aici tá: Blood and Water, The Bray House, Eating Women is Not Recommended, agus The Inland Ice. Tá duaiseanna Oireachtais, Stewart Parker, Bisto Book of the Year, agus Readers Association of Ireland bainte amach aici agus fuair leabhar s’aici Dancers Dancing ainmnithe don duais Orange Prize for Fiction sa bhliain 2000. Labhair sí linn tar éis di an ainmniúchán sin a fháil.

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne was born in Dublin in 1954 and has been interested in literature since she was very young. Éilis writes in Irish and in English, for both young people and adults. Her works include Blood and Water, The Bray House, Eating Women is Not Recommended, and The Inland Ice. She received Arts Council Bursaries in Literature in 1986 and 1998, and her prizes include the Bisto Book of the Year Award, the Readers Association of Ireland Award, the Stewart Parker Award, and an Oireachtas award. One of her books Dancers Dancing was nominated for the Orange Prize for Fiction in the year 2000. She spoke to us just after being nominated for the award.