Kitty Fitzgerald

Kitty Fitzgerald is the author of four novels as well as many plays for both theatre and radio. She was a finalist in the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, received a Hawthornden Fellowship, and won most original screenplay for the film Dream On at Le Baule Film Festival. The Guardian called her dark fairy tale Pigtopia (Faber & Faber) “a gripping and emotional story that begins in childlike innocence before darkening into very adult situations indeed.” This fall, she is the Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture at the University of Manitoba. Born in Ireland, Fitzgerald lives in Tyndeside, UK.