Gilligan, Ruth

Ruth Gilligan is a bestselling novelist and journalist from Dublin now living in the UK. Her fourth novel, Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan, is based around the history of the Jewish community in Ireland, and will be published by Atlantic Books in July 2016 (UK/Ireland) and Tin House Books in January 2017 (US). Ruth works as a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham and writes regular literary reviews for the Times Literary Supplement, LA Review of Books, Guardian and Irish Independent where she was a columnist for a number of years. Follow her @ruthgilligan, or check out her website.


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Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan


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In the Beginning Was the Word