Enright, Anne

MA Year : 1987

Awards and recognition

  • Rooney Prize for Irish Literature winner for The Portable Virgin (1991)
  • Whitbread Prize Best Novel shortlist for What Are You Like (2000)
  • Encore Award winner for What Are You Like (2001)
  • Man Booker Prize winner for The Gathering (2007)
  • Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction shortlist for The Gathering (2008)
  • Orange Prize for Fiction longlist for The Forgotten Waltz (2012)
  • Bord Gáis Energy Irish Novel of the Year Award winner for The Green Road (2015)
  • Costa Novel Award shortlist for The Green Road (2015)
  • Man Booker Prize longlist for The Green Road (2015)
  • IBW Book Award winner for The Green Road (2016)
  • Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist for The Green Road (2016)
  • Books Are My Bag Readers Awards (Fiction category) shortlist for The Green Road (2016)
  • British Book Industry Awards Novel of the Year Award shortlist for The Green Road (2016)
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award shortlist for The Green Road (2017)
  • Laureate for Irish Fiction 2015-2018
  • Irish PEN Award for Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature (2018)
  • Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist for Actress (2020)
  • Eason Novel of the Year Award shortlist for Actress (2020)
  • Works

  • The Portable Virgin (1991)
  • The Wig My Father Wore (1995)
  • What Are You Like (2000)
  • The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch (2002)
  • Making Babies: Stumbling Into Motherhood (2004)
  • The Gathering (2007)
  • Talking Pictures (2008)
  • Yesterday's Weather (2009)
  • The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story (editor, 2010)
  • The Forgetten Waltz (2011)
  • The Green Road (2015)
  • No Authority: Writings From The Irish Laureate Of Fiction (2019)
  • Actress (2020)