A. L. Kennedy

b. 1965

A. L. Kennedy was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1999.

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‘News from Nowhere’ – A. L. Kennedy’s keynote address from European Literature Night


A. L. Kennedy’s keynote Notes from Nowhere, which she read at European Literature Night on Wednesday 10 May 2017,  is now available to read in full in our Library.

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European Writers’ Tour


The European Writers’ Tour takes place throughout 2017 in London and around the country. Launched at European Literature Night at the British Library with a keynote address from A. L. Kennedy, and panel discussion with Arifa Akbar, Francesca Melandri a …

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News From Nowhere

A. L. Kennedy's keynote address delivered at the British Library for European Literature Night on Wednesday 10 May.

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A.L. Kennedy on the Craft of the Short Story (V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize 2014)

A.L. Kennedy reads from her work, and explores the craft of the short story. The V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize is awarded for the best unpublished short story of the year.

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