Keith Ridgway

Keith Ridgway is from Dublin. He is the author of The Long Falling (Faber, 1998, Houghton Mifflin, 1998), Standard Time (Faber, 2001), Horses (Faber, 2003), The Parts (Faber, 2003, St. Martin's Press, 2004), Animals (Fourth Estate, 2007), and Hawthorn & Child (Granta Books, 2012, New Directions 2013).

His short fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Granta, Zoetrope, Stinging Fly, and others. He has reviewed fiction for The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian. He has taught fiction writing courses in Dublin, and ­ since 2013 ­ at the Faber Academy.

He has been awarded the Prix Femina in France and The Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

He lives in south London.

  1. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Twelve weeks
    2nd October 2018 - 18th December 2018
    Keith Ridgway, Joanna Briscoe
    London
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
  2. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Twelve weeks
    22nd January 2019 - 9th April 2019
    Keith Ridgway
    London
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
  3. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    Twelve weeks
    30th April 2019 - 16th July 2019
    Keith Ridgway
    London
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
  4. MAKE IT NEW: Five Days of Experimental Fiction

    MAKE IT NEW: Five Days of Experimental Fiction

    Five Days
    1st - 5th July 2019
    Keith Ridgway, Maria Fusco
    London
    This intensive five-day course will equip you with the precise tool-kit needed to write fierce, incandescent experimental fiction.