Author

Thomas Kilroy

Thomas Kilroy, a novelist and playwright, has had a long, illustrious career. The Big Chapel was nominated for the Booker Prize and won the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Heinemann Prize. In February 2008 he was presented with the PEN Ireland Cross Award for his contribution to literature. His plays include The Death and Resurrection of Mr Roche, Double Cross, The Madam MacAdam Travelling Theatre, and The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde.