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Patterson, Glenn

Glenn Patterson

Elected: 2023

Glenn Patterson has published eleven novels and five works of non-fiction, most recently The Last Irish Question: Will Six Into Twenty-Six Ever Go? He co-wrote the 2012 feature film Good Vibrations and is Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Fellows are nominated by peers and elected by our Council of writers – our governing Board. Being elected a Fellow of the RSL is a lifetime honour. This role gives them the opportunity to support other writers, readers and the future of literature. The RSL connects writers in the Fellowship to one another, and to a wider readership.