Eimear McBride will be in conversation about The Lesser Bohemians on Saturday 22nd July in the Drift Tent – approximate timing 3.30pm. Buy tickets here

Eimear McBride grew up in the west of Ireland and studied acting at Drama Centre London. Her debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing took nine years to publish and subsequently received the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, the Goldsmiths Prize, Desmond Elliot Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Her short fiction has appeared in Dubliners 100, The Long Gaze Back and on Radio 4. She occasionally reviews for the Guardian, TLS, New Statesman and New York Times Book Review. Her most recent novel, The Lesser Bohemians, published in 2016 to widespread critical acclaim. eimearmcbride.com