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Interview: Madeleine Keane

Madeleine Keane is an editor, lecturer and award-winning travel journalist. She joined the Sunday Independent in 1988 and has been its Literary Editor for the last 18 years. She co-founded the Irish Book Awards and curated two writers’ festivals.

In this interview, Madeleine Keane speaks to DBF’s Joyce Dignam about the best books of 2020, adapting to Covid-19 and The An Post Irish Book Awards.



Madeleine Keane will be hosting our An Post Book Awards winner’s event THIS FRIDAY at 8:30pm.

Make sure to join us as we chat to a panel of 2020 winning authors to get an insight into their varied writing lives, as well as their tips and advice on the best way to commit words to the page.

This is a FREE event and tickets can be booked here.