Raven Leilani's debut novel Luster is one of the major literary hits of the year. Zadie Smith described it as "A taut, sharp, funny book about being young now."

Ahead of her appearance at this year's Mountains To Sea Festival, Raven talked to RTÉ Arena - listen above.

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