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Dr A.L. Kennedy

Associate Professor

Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 3323
Email: A dot L dot Kennedy at warwick dot ac dot uk
Personal website:

Humanities Building, University Road
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL


A.L.Kennedy was born in Dundee in 1965. She is the author of 15 books: 6 novels, 6 short story collections and 3 works of non-fiction. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Her new book All The Rage – a collection of short stories – was published by Jonathan Cape in spring 2014. It will soon appear in the US and Canada. She is also a dramatist for the stage, radio, TV and film.

She writes for a number of UK and overseas publications and has a blog with The Guardian Online.

Selected publications

  • All the Rage (Random House, 2014)
  • On Writing (Jonathan Cape, 2011)
  • What Becomes (Jonathan Cape, 2009)

Professional associations

  • Fellow Royal Society of Arts
  • Fellow Royal Society of Literature


  • BA (Hons) (Warwick)

Office hours

Autumn 2014