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<p>Kirsty Gunn has written five works of fiction as well as three<br />short story collections, and, most recently, a long essay about<br />her interest in and connection to Katherine Mansfield. Her<br />most recent collection of short stories, Infidelities, published<br />in 2014, was shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award and<br />won the Edge Hill Prize. She is Professor of Writing Practice<br />and Study at the University of Dundee and lives in London<br />and Scotland with her husband and two daughters. She has<br />known Jane Eyre since she was nine and continues to think<br />about her. In that way – as is the case with all truly realised<br />fictional characters – Jane is a contemporary.</p>

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