country of citizenship:
language of expression: English
educated at: Tonbridge Grammar School
occupation: novelist, author, writer
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
Shena Mackay FRSL (born 1944) is a Scottish novelist born in Edinburgh. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1996 for The Orchard on Fire, and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2003 for Heligoland.
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