Irish Book Awards

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  • Bookselling Ireland
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Specsavers
  • Ireland AM
  • Eason
  • Sunday Independent
  • Irish Independent
  • National Book Awards
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • Avoca

Jess Kidd

jess-kidd-author-photoJess Kidd completed her first degree in Literature with The Open University, and has since taught creative writing and gained a PhD in Creative Writing Studies. She has also worked as a support worker specialising in acquired brain injury.

Jess was brought up in London as part of a large family from Mayo, and plans to settle somewhere along the west coast of Ireland in the next few years. Until then, she lives in London with her daughter.

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