Claire-Louise Bennett

Claire-Louise Bennett grew up in Wiltshire and moved to Ireland after graduating from Roehampton University. Her fiction and essays have appeared in a number of publications including The White Review, The Stinging Fly, Harper’s Magazine, and the New Yorker. She was awarded the inaugural White Review Short Story Prize in 2013. Pond was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2016. Bennett’s second book, Checkout 19, was published in the UK in 2021.