Rob Doyle’s first novel, Here Are the Young Men, is published by Bloomsbury, and was chosen as a book of the year by The Irish Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Business Post, and Independent. It is one of Hot Press magazine’s ’20 Greatest Irish Novels since 1916′, and was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Newcomer of the Year. Doyle’s second book, This Is the Ritual, was published in January 2016 (Bloomsbury / Lilliput), and was a New Statesman book of the year. His fiction, essays, and criticism have appeared in The Guardian, Observer, Dublin Review, Irish Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Business Post, Stinging Fly, Gorse, Dalkey Archive’s Best European Fiction 2016 and elsewhere.
Rob Doyle is editor of the Dalkey Archive’s Anthology of Irish Literature, due for publication in 2017.
He played the lead role in Hit the North, a feature film due for release in 2017.