A. L. Kennedy is the author of 17 books: six literary novels, one science fiction novel, seven short story collections and three works of non-fiction. She is also a dramatist for stage, radio, TV and film and regularly reads her work on the BBC. A. L. Kennedy is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was twice included in the Granta Best of Young British Novelists list. She has won awards including the 2007 Costa Book Award, the Austrian State Prize for International Literature and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2016.
Kennedy has written, Panic Attack, a new story for Pin Drop’s anthology of original short fiction, A Short Affair, published by Simon & Schuster/Scribner in July 2018.