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Paul Murray


Ireland (b.1975)

PAUL MURRAY was born in 1975. He studied English literature it Trinity College, Dublin, and took a master's degree in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. A former bookseller, Murray lives in Dublin. An Evening of Long Goodbyes, his first novel, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize, and earned Murray a nomination for the Kerry Irish Fiction Award.
 
Awards
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel nominee (2003) : An Evening of Long Goodbyes
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2010) : Skippy Dies
Costa Book Awards Best Novel nominee (2010) : Skippy Dies
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2010) : Skippy Dies
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel winner (2016) : The Mark and the Void