Michael Harding is a playwright and novelist. Most widely known as the author of such plays as Strawboys, Una Pooka, Misogynist, Hubert Murray’s Widow, Sour Grapes, and Amazing Grace, all produced by the Abbey Theatre, and more than a dozen other plays for leading Irish Companies. He has written three novels, Priest, The Trouble With Sarah Gullion, and Bird In The Snow. His memoir Staring At Lakes was published in 2013. He is a member of Aosdana.