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Claire Keegan


Claire Keegan by Murdo MacLeod

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Claire Keegan grew up on a farm in Wicklow. She has published three volumes of fiction include two short story collections, Antarctica and Walk the Blue Fields, and the novella-length short story Foster. Among the accolades she has received are the Rooney Prize for Literature, The Edge Hill Prize for Short Stories and the Davy Byrnes Memorial Prize.



'Foster' by Claire Keegan in The New Yorker

'Short Stories are Limited': Interview with Claire Keegan in The Guardian



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