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Colum McCann

Irish writer and journalist

1965   -  

country of citizenship: Ireland, United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Texas at Austin
occupation: screenwriter, novelist, writer, academic, journalist
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, National Book Award, National Book Award for Fiction, Rooney Prize for Irish Literature
influenced by: Jack Kerouac, Don DeLillo
www.colummccann.com

Colum McCann (born 28 February 1965) is an Irish writer of literary fiction. He was born in Dublin, Ireland and now lives in New York. He is a Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing in the Master of Fine Arts program at Hunter College, New York with fellow novelists Peter Carey and Tea Obreht, and has visited many universities and colleges all over the world. His work has been published in 35 languages and has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, and the Paris Review, among other publications. He has written for The New York Times, Esquire, Paris Review, and The Atlantic Monthly, as well as many other international publications. McCann has written six novels, including TransAtlantic and the National Book Award-winning Let the Great World Spin. He has also written three collections of short stories, including Thirteen Ways of Looking, released in October 2015.
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works

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Let the Great World Spin

book by Colum McCann

author: Colum McCann

2009

Zoli

book by Colum McCann

author: Colum McCann

2006

TransAtlantic

book by Colum McCann

author: Colum McCann

2013

Dancer

book by Colum McCann

author: Colum McCann

2003

Apeirogon

úrscéal le Colum McCann

author: Colum McCann

2020

Transatlantic

author: Colum McCann

Fishing the Sloe-Black River

author: Colum McCann

Songdogs

author: Colum McCann

Everything in This Country Must

author: Colum McCann

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