Desmond Hogan

Desmond Hogan was born in Ballinasloe, Ireland. He has published five novels as well as several books of stories and a collection of selected travel and review pieces. In 1971 he won the Hennessy Award, and in 1977 the Rooney Prize for Literature. He won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1980 and was awarded a DAAD Fellowship in Berlin in 1991.