Colum McCann to read at UCC

The distinguished Irish writer Colum McCann will read at UCC in the first event of the Department of English’s 2020 Reading Series.

McCann, who was born in Dublin, is the author of seven novels, including Transatlantic and Let the Great World Spin, and three collections of stories. His international honours include a National Book Award, the International Dublin Literary Award (formerly IMPAC) and a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government.  He is a member of Aosdána and the American Academy of Arts.

His fiction has been published in over 40 languages.  He lives in New York and teaches on the MFA programme in Hunter College, New York.  His new novel, Apeirogon, will be published in February.   

The reading takes place on Tuesday, January 28, West Wing 5 @6.30pm.  Admission is free and all are welcome.