John Butler

John Butler

John Butler has written and directed award-winning shorts for the Irish Film Board and directed and co-wrote the six-part TV sketch show Your Bad Self. He is an occasional columnist and interviewer for the Irish Times and his writing has appeared in the Dublin Review, the San Francisco Chronicle and on NPR. John lives in London.

Read the first chapter of The Tenderloin

John Butler's The Tenderloin has been receiving some fantastic reviews from critics and readers alike. Find out what all the fuss is about by reading the first chapter here.

Praise for John Butler

I was absolutely thrilled to receive this lovely quote for John Butler’s forthcoming novel, The Tenderloin, last week...

Picador New Voices

Check out what happened at our New Voices event in our shiny new offices with some shiny new authors...