Alison Louise Kennedy, born in 1965 in Dundee, Scotland, is a writer. After completing her studies in drama at the University of Warwick, she wrote several novels and short stories under the name A. L. Kennedy. She has won numerous prizes, including the Somerset Maugham Award. A.L. Kennedy occasionally appears as a stand-up comedian. She teaches creative writing at the University of Warwick and is a regular contributor to The Guardian. Kennedy lives in the British village of Wivenhoe.
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