A. L. Kennedy
Standard Name: Kennedy, A. L.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Alison Fell||
On her trip to the USA in 1995 she met fellow-novelist Alison Lurie . A couple of years later she went on one foreign trip with novelist A. L. Kennedy and another with poet Judith Kazantzis
|Literary responses||Anne Enright||
Reviewers of this novel were drawn to comment on its diction. Eleanor Birne in the London Review of Books regretted the amount of consumerist detail, but called it Enright's best novel so far, and praised...
|Literary responses||Ali Smith||
The introduction, though brief, drew a significant amount of criticism, even from the upper echelons of the current writing establishment, and spurred discourse around the larger question of what constitutes women's writing. A week after...
|Reception||A. S. Byatt||
David Jays , in an article confessing his preference for the current lionesses to the lions among British novelists—a preference, that is, for ASB , Zadie Smith , A. L. Kennedy , Sarah Waters ...
|Textual Production||Jackie Kay||
JK was one of twenty Scottish authors invited to contribute a monologue to a collaborative work entitled Dear Scotland, which was first performed by the Scottish National Theatre on 24 April 2014 as a...
22 January 2008
Day, the fifth novel by Scottish author, playwright and stand-up comedian A. L. Kennedy (whose unmentioned first name is Alison), won the 2007 Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book of the Year prize.