Keith Ridgway

Fiction Development, Novel

Wikipedia entry

Keith Ridgway is from Dublin. He is the author most recently of A Shock (Picador, New Directions, 2021), which was the winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize.

He is also the author of the novels Hawthorn & Child(2012), Animals (2007), The Parts (2003), and The Long Falling (1998), as well as short stories and novellas. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Zoetrope, Stinging Fly, and others.

He has been awarded the Prix Femina Étranger in France and The Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. He lives in south London.

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Q&A with Writing Fiction Tutor, Keith Ridgway

We spoke to tutor Keith Ridgway recently and discussed everything you need to know about his Writing Fiction course – including what you'll gain, what you'll read, and what advice he has for writers who might be feeling stuck.

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