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Hilary Fannin
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Hilary Fannin

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HILARY FANNIN is an award-winning playwright and newspaper columnist. Born in Dublin, where she still lives, she was writer in association at the Abbey Theatre in its centenary year. Her plays, including Mackerel Sky, Doldrum Bay, Famished Castle and an adaptation of Racine’s Phaedra, have been performed in Ireland, London, Europe and North America. She writes a weekly column for the Irish Times and was awarded Irish Columnist of the Year in 2019. Her memoir, Hopscotch, was published to critical acclaim in 2015. The Weight of Love is her first novel.

Books by Hilary Fannin

The Weight of Love

Maggie O'Farrell with bite: a powerful love story set between London & Dublin, from the much lauded Irish Times columnist who counts Roddy Doyle among her fans.

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Hopscotch

Poignant, funny memoir of an unconventional family in suburban Dublin, written by Irish Times columnist.

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