My Life in the Books: Nuala O’Connor

Nuala O’Connor, born in Dublin in 1970, lives in County Galway. Her fifth novel NORA (Harper Perennial/New Island), about Nora Barnacle, has recently been published to critical acclaim in the United States, Ireland, Great Britain and Germany, and is forthcoming in other languages. . Named one of the New York Times’ Top 10 Historical Novels of 2021, it’s also the One Dublin One Book Pick for 2022. O’Connor is editor of the flash fiction e-zine Splonk.

Colin L. Johnson