Sally Rooney is the author of the novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The London Review of Books, and elsewhere. She was born in County Mayo, Ireland, and presently lives in Dublin.
…I really can’t tell you how much I loved being in Santa Maddalena. When I think of it now (as I do all the time) it seems almost like a beautiful dream… I don’t know if I’ve ever had such a sustained period of intense and uninterrupted work in my life…