Frank Delaney

"We all belong to an ancient identity. Stories are the rivers that take us there."

Frank Delaney is an Irish-American writer, broadcaster, BBC host and Booker Prize Judge whose career spans more than three decades.

Frank has interviewed more than 3,500 of the world's most celebrated writers and is himself the international-bestselling author of seven books. He currently produces the very popular RE: JOYCE podcast, a weekly series examining James Joyce’s Ulysses.

A judge of many literary prizes (as well as the famous Booker Prize), Delaney has created landmark programs and passionate documentaries on many subjects including George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, Vincent Van Gogh and the vitality and organic growth of the English language. His famed BBC show on the way we speak, Word of Mouth, is still heard all over the English-speaking world and his six-part series, The Celts, originally broadcast in forty countries, is still in active DVD distribution, some twenty years after its launch.

Frank lectures all over the world and writes every day. He’s currently studying for his Ph.D. at the University of Oxford.

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