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Gerard Woodward

 Reading with Alan Heathcock
8th September at 8.30pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Admission: €5

 

Gerard Woodward

 

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Gerard Woodward was born in London in 1961. He is the author of a number of novels, including Vanishing, Nourishment, and an acclaimed trilogy comprising August (shortlisted for the 2001 Whitbread First Novel Award), I’ll Go to Bed at Noon (shortlisted for the 2004 Man Booker Prize) and A Curious Earth. He has also published several prize-winning collections of poetry, including We Were Pedestrians (shortlisted for the 2005 T. S. Eliot Prize). His most recent collection, The Seacunny, was published in 2012. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

 

Links

Critical perspective on the work of Gerard Woodward at British Council - Literature

'The A - Z of Gerard Woodward' (at Picador.com)