Belinda McKeon's first novel, Solace, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Sunday Independent Best Newcomer Award, and was named Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book of the Year in 2011, as well as being shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Her essays and journalism have appeared in the New York Times, the Paris Review, the Guardian and elsewhere. She grew up in the Irish midlands and now lives in New York. She teaches at Rutgers University.
@susan_lanigan Zadie Smith has made great no-nonsense comments about this too. That old "Pram in the hall" line has a lot to answer for
by @belindamckeon - yesterday
@susan_lanigan Lidia Yuknavitch says it's when she became a mother that she became a writer who had balance.
@Niamh_NicGhabh @IWorldAcademy some of my favorite people are in that photo!
@jpodhoretz @RosieGray @BuzzFeedNews WRONG
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