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David Means

 

David Means

16th September at 10pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Admission: €5

 

David Means’s books have been translated into eight languages and he is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and Harper's magazine. His stories have been anthologised in publications such as Best American Short Stories and Best American Mystery Stories. Assorted Fire Events won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction and a National Book Critics Circle nomination. The Secret Goldfish was shortlisted for the Frank O’Connnor International Short Story Prize. The Spot was a New York Times Notable Book in 2010 and won the O. Henry prize. His first novel, Hystopia, was long listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. Means lives in New York and teaches at Vassar College. His fifth collection of stories, Instructions for a Funeral, is forthcoming from Faber & Faber.

 

 

Links

'Why David Means is Not a Novelist' in The Paris Review.

Interview with David Means in The New Yorker.

 

 

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