Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His plays include The Steward of Christendom (1995), Our Lady of Sligo (1998) and The Pride of Parnell Street (2007). His novels include A Long Long Way (2005), The Secret Scripture (2008), winner of the Costa Book of the Year, The Temporary Gentleman (2014) and Days Without End (2016) winner of the Costa Novel Award. He has won, among other awards, the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year, the Independent Booksellers Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A Long Long Way and the top ten bestseller The Secret Scripture were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives in County Wicklow.
His latest book, Days Without End (2016), was the winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award, the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Independent Bookseller’s Award.
Sebastian is represented for film and TV by Cathy King at Independent Talent.
Agent Name: Natasha Fairweather