A.L.Kennedy was born in Dundee in 1965. She is the author of 15 books: 6 novels, 6 short story collections and 3 works of non-fiction.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Her new book “All The Rage” – a collection of short stories – was published by Jonathan Cape in spring 2014. It will soon appear in the US and Canada. She is also a dramatist for the stage, radio, TV and film.
She writes for a number of UK and overseas publications and has a blog with The Guardian Online.
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