Kit de Waal, born to an Irish mother and Caribbean father, was brought up among the Irish community of Birmingham in the 60s and 70s. Her debut novel My Name Is Leon was an international bestseller, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, long-listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize and won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award for 2017.
BUY NOW Kit de Waal (My Name is Leon, The Trick to Time) and Lisa McInerney (The Glorious Heresies, The Blood Miracles) talk to Sinead Gleeson about the gradual rise of voices from the ‘underclass’.f
BUY NOW ABANDONMENT Kit de Waal (The Trick to Time) and David Park (Travelling in a Strange Land) talk to Sophie Gorman about truth and loss during the Troubles. Borris House Marquee Stage Note: included in the Weekend and Saturday Day Ticketf