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Polly Samson

  Reading with Arlene Heyman
10th September at 8pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon
Admission: €5


Polly Samson


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Polly Samson is the author of two highly acclaimed story collections and two novels including The Kindness. Polly Samson’s first novel, Out of the Picture, was shortlisted for the Authors’ Club First Novel Award. Her story collection, Perfect Lives, was a Sunday Times Fiction Choice of the Year and was read on BBC Radio 4. Polly Samson has been shortlisted for the VS Pritchett Memorial Prize and The Edge Hill Short Story Prize. She recently wrote the introduction to Daphne du Maurier’s The Doll: Short Stories. Polly Samson has written lyrics for four number one albums, including David Gilmour’s recently released, Rattle that Lock.




Polly Samson home page

'The most gleeful kind of writing there is': Guardian interview with Polly Samson