Anakana Schofield Interview: The Irish Times

Anakana Schofield interview: ‘My only aspiration is my coffin is not plywood’

‘I feel very Irish because I am noisy, have a major talent for affront and I am very pious but as a writer I was made in Canada. It gave me opportunities and courage to write’

My author interview series for The Irish Times continues with Anakana Scholfield multi-award-winning author of Martin John and Malarky.

To read the interview click here.


“I devoured it in a day, but I’ve thought about it for many, many more.”
Bailey’s Prize-winner Lisa McInerney
“A triumph of storytelling. An absolute gem.”
Donal Ryan
“A work of genius.”
Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Olen Butler