Kaite O'Reilly

Agent: Isobel Dixon

Biography: Kaite O' Reilly is an award-winning playwright and poet (Peggy Ramsay Award, Manchester Evening News Best Play of 2004, International Susan Smith Blackburn Award 2009, Ted Hughes Award for New Works in Poetry 2011), a recipient of two Unlimited Commissions, part of the Cultural Olympiad for the London Olympics (for IN WATER I'M WEIGHTLESS and LEANER, FASTER, STRONGER) and a Fellow of International Research Centre "Interweaving Performance Cultures", Freie Universitaet, Berlin.

She is now completing her first novel, A SKY WITHOUT STARS, a poignant, funny novel seen through the eyes of the younger daughter of an Irish economic militant family in Birmingham during the IRA troubles of the 1970s.

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