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Kirsty Gunn

 

Kristy Gunn

Reading with Claire Keegan
26 September at 4.15pm
Triskel (Christchurch)
Admission: €9

Kirsty Gunn published her first novel with Faber in 1994 and since then has written five works of fiction and three short story collections. Translated in over twelve territories, and widely anthologised, her books have been broadcast, turned into film and dance theatre, and are the recipient of various prizes and awards, including Scottish Book of the Year 1997. A regular contributor to a range of international newspapers and magazines, she is also Professor of Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee, where she established and directs the writing programme. She lives in London and Scotland with her husband and two daughters. Her latest work is a collection of short stories, Infidelities Faber and Faber, which has won the 2015 Edge Hill Prize and was shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor Award.

 

Links

Kirsty Gunn homepage

Kirsty Gunn at Faber & Faber

Interview with Kirsty Gunn in the New Zealand Listener

 

 

 

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