Colum McCann, 39th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Colum McCann


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Chandler Hall

Author/Artist Bio

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three story collections. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he has received many international honors, including the National Book Award, the International Dublin Impac Prize, a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government, election to the Irish arts academy, the Best Foreign Novel Award in China, and an Oscar nomination. His work has been published in more than 35 languages. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organization Narrative 4, and he teaches in the MFA program at Hunter College.


Wednesday, September 28, 8:00 p.m.

Michael Pearson welcomed the audience and introduced English Professor Janet Peery. Peery introduced Colum McCann.

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