The most recent of John Boyne’s many literary awards came in 2022 when he was named as Ireland’s Author of the Year in the An Post Irish Book Awards (it was his fourth Irish Book Award). It was further recognition of his prime status as a writer of literary fiction. Author of the multi-million bestseller, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2006) John has written fourteen novels for adults and six for younger readers. His work has been published in fifty-eight languages, making him the most translated Irish novelist. His most recent novel, All the Broken Places, was published in 2022. John will be in conversation with Gerry Foley.