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Dream Lover by James Lawless

James lawless

James Lawless’ poetry and prose have won many awards,

including the Scintilla Welsh Open Poetry Competition,

the WOW award, a Biscuit International Prize for short

stories, the Cecil Day Lewis Award and a Hennessey

award nomination for emerging fiction. Two of his stories

were also shortlisted for the Willesden (2007) and Bridport

prizes (2014). He is the author of five well-received novels,

a book of children’s stories and a poetry collection Rus in Urbe.

His books have been translated into several languages.

Born in Dublin, he lives in County Kildare.

He is an experienced creative writing workshop

facilitator, speaks to groups and  at festivals and broadcast

his work on RTE radio. You might like to check out his books at


or his website at http://www.jameslawless.net  

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