Winner of the 'ORIGINAL WRITING' Memoir Competition at the 2007 Listowel Writers' Week
About the Author
Jennifer Farrell's childhood memoir won the Inaugural Memoir prize at Listowel Writers' Week in 2007. The previous year, she won two Hennessy awards for her short story Beached. She is currently working on a short story collection and a novel. She studied at NUI Maynooth as a mature student in the nineties where she got her degree in history and sociology. She received a master's degree in 1995. She was born in Foley Street in the north inner city of Dublin, which was part of the notorious red light district called Monto. She now lives in Chapelizod with her family.