Wednesday 20th September, 7-8pm BST
Booker-shortlisted, Irish novelist, Claire Keegan, is also undisputed master of the novella and the most accomplished writer of short fiction working today. Join her in conversation with Wayne Price.
Claire Keegan’s works of fiction have won numerous awards and are now translated into more than thirty languages. Antarctica won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Walk the Blue Fields won the Edge Hill Prize for the finest collection of stories published in the British Isles. Foster, after winning the Davy Byrnes Award — then the world’s richest prize for a story — was chosen by The Times as one of the top 50 works to be published in the 21st Century. Small Things Like These was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Rathbones Folio Prize. It won the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction and The Kerry Prize for Irish Novel the year. She was awarded Woman of the Year for literature in Ireland in 2022.
This event will be live on zoom. We will send you the link nearer the event with details on how to access. There will be no recording of this event.