Writer Profile: Sally Rooney
Writer Profiles / 02/12/2021

Dates: b. 1991 Literary Movement: Millennial Literary Writer Famous Works: “A Conversation With Friends” and “Normal People” Profile: Sally Rooney is an Irish author born on February 20, 1991. Her career began with an essay in 2015 called “Even If You Beat Me”. In the essay, she describes herself as the number one debater in Europe. After her essay appeared in print, the Wylie Agency asked her to submit fiction. She did and received bids from seven publishers on the fiction book. She is a Marxist that likes to write about social issues. Her first novel published in 2017 was “A Conversation With Friends”. She openly has criticized the poet Yeats and caused controversy with her comments. She says she believes you can get away with putting your opinions in a novel. The first book she wrote had a yellow cover with the artist Alex Katz painting two women. The second novel called “Normal People” was nominated for an award and is a romantic comedy and tragedy. In 2009, she attended Trinty College in Dublin and met a class of people who she believed run the country. In college, she met her partner John Prasifka and wrote a thesis “Captain…