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The Interviews

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The Interview: Paul Lynch
Winner of Booker Prize 2023

The Wise Owl talks to Paul Lynch, an internationally acclaimed, prize-winning author of five novels: Prophet Song, Beyond the Sea, Grace, The Black Snow and Red Sky in Morning. He is the winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2018, among other prizes. His latest book ‘Prophet Song’ has won The Booker Prize 2023.

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The Interview: Paul Murray
An award-winning Author

The Wise Owl talks to Paul Murray,  an Irish writer and a former diplomat. His first biography, A Fantastic Journey: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn (1993) won the 1995 Koizumi Yakumo Literary Prize in Japan and was awarded the Lord Mayor of Dublin’s Prize in the same year.HHis second major biography, From the Shadow of Dracula: A Life of Bram Stoker, was published by Jonathan Cape (London) in 2004 and  was republished by FitzPress (Dublin) in 2016.

The Interview: Paul Cadden
An artist of repute 

The Wise Owl talks to Paul Cadden, an artist settled on the Isle of Lewis Glasgow. His portraits are brilliantly executed in watercolour or charcoal or pen and pencil and bring alive the subject on his canvas. By faithfully capturing reality's essence, his aim is to bestow upon the observer a renewed emotional outlook, one that enables appreciation for the mundane instances we encounter, recognizing that individuals extend beyond their mere appearance.


Tete-a-Tete: Dr KV Raghupathi
An Academic, Poet & Writer

The Wise Owl talks to Dr KV Raghupathi, a former academic, poet, novelist, short story writer, and critic, He has so far penned thirty books. His first passion is poetry, which he began writing seriously in the early 1980s.  Since then, he has published thirteen poetry collections, two novels, and two short story collections and has edited eight critical works. His poetry collections include Voice of the Valley (2006, 2014), Wisdom of the Peepal Tree (2006, 2014), Dispersed Symphonies (2010), Orphan and Other Poems (2010), Between Me and the Babe (2014), On and Beyond the Surface (2018), The Mountain is Calling… (2018), and Transition (2022).

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