Writers Read at Concordia presents Deirdre Madden!
Award-Winning Irish Novelist Gives Public Reading at Concordia
WHEN: Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7PM
WHERE: Concordia University (Room H-767, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor)
In our first major event of the 2014/2015 season, Writers Read at Concordia is proud to welcome award-winning Irish novelist Deirdre Madden for a public reading on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7PM at Concordia University (Room H-767, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor). Writers Read has hosted authors including Lydia Davis, Roddy Doyle and Mary Gaitskill. Our 2014/2015 season includes a special celebration of Quebec Women’s Writing featuring Nicole Brossard, Gail Scott, Lisa Robertson and Rachel Levitsky, as well as readings by Gary Geddes, Lynn Coady, Brenda Hillman and Robert Hass as well as a few surprise guests for day time events.
Deirdre Madden studied at Trinity College in Dublin and the University of East Anglia. She has published eight novels, including The Birds of The Innocent Wood, One by One in the Darkness, Authenticity and Molly Fox’s Birthday. Her awards include the Hennessy Award, the Somerset Maugham Prize, the Rooney Prize and the Kerry Book of the Year Award. She has been shortlisted twice for the Orange Prize. Her most recent novel, Time Present and Time Past was published in 2013. She teaches Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin.
See you there!