Sophie Gorman is a journalist and a broadcaster based in Paris. She was the Arts Editor for the Irish Independent for many year and has been writing about the arts in Ireland for almost 20 years. She regularly contributes to the arts show Arena on RTE Radio 1. In 2014 she came to Borris to interview Booker-prize nominee Deborah Levy, in 2015 to interview American author and Pulitzer-prize winner Michael Cunningham, and in 2016, Bruce Robinson and Kate Summerscale, as well as Lia Mills and Harry Parker. In 2017, she interviewed Max Porter with Mike McCormack and Andy Middleton with Mark O’Connell.