Writers @ Write by the Sea

John McKenna

John McKenna

John MacKenna is the author of nineteen books – novels; short-story collections; memoir and poetry. He is a winner of the Hennessy; Irish Times and C Day Lewis awards for his writing and of a Jacobs Radio Award for his documentary series with Leonard Cohen. He also works a playwright – his most recent works being Jerusalem Tomorrow and Between Your Love and Mine – a requiem written with the late Leonard Cohen. He has just completed a two year writer-in-residence programme with Carlow libraries and he teaches creative writing at Maynooth University.