Meet & Contact


The Spirit of Dedication Award For Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2015 – The European Science Fiction Society

Finalist for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Fantasy Romantic Novel Award 2020

Conventions & Appearances

I’m always delighted to attend conventions, conference and other events and to arrange talks and readings. I can be contacted using the form below or at info (at) rflong (dot) com.

Obviously conventions etc are not in real life at the moment but hopefully soon and in the meantime there are lots of things online.

Octocon Presents: An Evening with Jessica Thorne, 23rd April, 2021

RNALearning: Worldbuilding with Ruth Frances Long, October 2021 – workshops running over the month of October.

Interviews & Guestposts

Behind the Bestseller with Sam Blake, 14th February, 2020

Bookline with Teresa Quinn, 1st October, 2017

YA, romance, fantasy: RF Long’s much maligned influences, Irish Times, 1st December 2016

Author Interview on The Books, The Art and Me, 28th November 2016

Interview in The Gloss – Writer’s Block

Writing Fantastical Worlds by Ruth Frances Long and E. R. Murray,

Interview on Sleeps With Monsters,

Interview on The Books, The Art and Me

Writing Longhand by Ruth Frances Long, on 

King’s CROWNing Authors (Cajoling Random Observations Now) interview 29th January 2015

Paranormal Roadtrip: Destination Dublin with Ruth Frances Long 12th January 2015

Skiffy and Fanty Podcast 235: Irish SF w/ Maura McHugh, Gareth Kavanagh, Michael Carroll, & Ruth Frances Long (The World SF Tour)”

Shamrokon Podcast

Details Details on – 8th September 2014

YAPS interview – 24th September 2014

The Fantasy World of Author R. F. Long – 24th February 2014

Interview with Dublin City Libraries – 6th January 2014

Podcast Interview with Skiffy and Fanty Show – 25th August 2013

Podcast Interview – Leeds Book Club (@AvidReader) – 5th December 2012

Itching for Books Blog Tour – lots of links relating to The Treachery of Beautiful Things including an Interview with me, another interview with me and one with Jack.

Passing the Pages – Interview 15th May 2012

Jenny – Treasured Tales for Young Adults 2nd May 2012

Why I Write – Tangled Up In Words 26th April 2012

Fantasy in a Modern Dress – The Book Pushers Fantasy Celebration 6th April 2012

Interview at the Open Book Society 4th April 2012


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