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Steven Heighton



Steven Heighton


Reading Saturday, 21 September with Manuel Gonzales @ 7pm
Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street, Cork. Tickets available at door.



Steven Heighton's most recent books are The Dead Are More Visible (stories) and Workbook, a collection of memos and fragmentary essays. His novel Afterlands appeared in six countries; was a New York Times Book Review editors' choice; was a best of year choice in ten publications in Canada, the USA, and the UK; and has been optioned for film. The Irish Examiner wrote of it, "A terrific read . . . the writing has an understated excellence . . . Heighton's descriptions of life on the ice are magnificent [and] he excels in telling a tale of hardship, madness, love, loyalty and sacrifice."  Heighton's poems and stories have received four gold National Magazine Awards.



Author Links


Steven Heighton homepage

Interview with Heighton in Numéro Cinq

Review of The Dead are More Visible in the National Post




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