Andrew O’Hagan


Andrew O ‘Hagan is a Scottish novelist and non-fiction author. He is also an editor at Esquire and London Review of Books. His books have been adapted for both TV and theatre. In 2003 he won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and in 2010 he won a Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award. In 2014 he found himself in the public eye when he wrote about his experience as a ghostwriter for Julian Assange – The Unauthorised Autobiography. His latest book The Illuminations (2015) was long-listed for the Booker prize. Andrew came to Borris in 2015 to steer David Gilmour and Polly Samson through a discussion on song-writing, and was himself then interviewed by Dublin Review editor Brendan Barrington.