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An Interview with Frank McGuinness

Author: Frank McGuinness (Interview by Maurice Fitzpatrick)


This interview took place in University College Dublin where Frank McGuinness is Professor of Creative Writing.

Maurice: You were born in Buncrana, not far from Derry, not far from the border, which is to say, close to a majority Catholic city that was dominated by Unionists. Can you speak a little about the effect that growing up there had on you as a man and as a writer?

Frank: It was a very self-enclosed world in a way. 

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