Best European Fiction 2011New Irish Short Stories

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Edna O'Brien


Shorlisted for the 2011 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award


Edna O'Brien at the Cork International Short Story Festival


Reading Saturday, 17 September with Colm Tóibín @ 9pm
The Ballroom, Metropole Hotel, Cork


Since her debut novel The Country Girls Edna O’Brien has written over twenty works of fiction along with a biography of James Joyce and Lord Byron. She is the recipient of many awards including the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Art’s Gold Medal and the Ulysses Medal. Born and raised in Co. Clare she has lived in London for many years.


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Articles and reading guides related to Edna O'Brien at the Guardian

Interview with Edna O'Brien in the Paris Review

O'Brien at Faber




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