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Ruth Gilligan



Ruth Gilligan is an Irish novelist, journalist and lecturer in Creative Writing, now living in the UK. She previously published commercial fiction, but her fourth novel, Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan, marks a totally new direction in her writing.
She lectures Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham and contributes regular literary reviews to the TLS, Guardian, Irish Independent and LA Review of Books.
She lives in London with her fiancé. She drinks Earl Grey.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Forget (2006)
   Somewhere in Between (2007)
   Can You See Me? (2009)
   Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan (2016)
   The Butchers (2020)
     aka The Butchers' Blessing
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