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Adrian Duncan, photo by Sean Breithaupt

Adrian Duncan is an artist and writer based in Ireland and Berlin.

His debut novel Love Notes from a German Building Site was published by The Lilliput Press and Head of Zeus in 2019. It won the 2019 John McGahern Book Prize. Duncan’s second novel A Sabbatical in Leipzig was published by The Lilliput Press in 2020. It was shortlisted for the Kerry Novel of the Year Award. It will be republished in the UK in late 2022 with Tuskar Rock Press. His collection of short stories Midfield Dynamo was published by The Lilliput Press in March 2021 and was longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize. His third novel, The Geometer Lobachevsky, was published in April 2022 with The Lilliput Press (IRL) and Tuskar Rock Press (UK).

In 2022/23 Duncan will produce a new body of work on the subject of Bungalow Bliss. This will appear as a book titled LITTLE REPUBLICS: The Story of Bungalow Bliss, published with The Lilliput Press in October 2022, and a solo exhibition in the Irish Architectural Archive curated by Askeaton Contemporary Arts.