Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood,The Hours (winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award & Pulitzer Prize), The Snow Queen, Specimen Days, and By Nightfall, as well as the non-fiction book, Land’s End: A Walk in Provincetown. His new book, A Wild Swan and Other Tales (illustrated by Yuko Shimizu) will be published in November 2015. He lives in New York and teaches at Yale University.
Mick Heaney is a journalist and broadcaster who for over 20 years has covered cultural matters in a wide variety of publications. Currently radio columnist and feature writer for The Irish Times, he is also a regular contributor on the arts for RTE television.