Rónán Hession is an Irish writer and musician based in Dublin. He has been shortlisted for a number of notable prizes, including the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, the Irish Book Awards and the British Book Awards.
Ronán’s second novel Panenka was shortlisted for Irish Novel of the Year. As Mumblin’ Deaf Ro, he has released three albums of storytelling songs. His third album "Dictionary Crimes" was shortlisted for Irish Album of the Year. Rónán also reviews fiction in translation for the Irish Times.