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Colum McCann


Colum McCann was born in 1965 in Dublin. He studied journalism at the college of Commerce in Rathmines, before becoming a journalist for the Irish Press. He is currently the Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing in the Master of Fine Arts programme at Hunter College, New York and writer-in-residence at the European Graduate School. He has written six novels and two books of short stories.

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Colum McCann: a life in writing


1994 Fishing the Sloe-Black River (stories)
1995 Songdogs (novel)
1998 This Side of Brightness (novel)
2000 Everything in this Country Must (stories)
2003 Dancer (novel)
2006 Zoli (novel)
2009 Let the Great World Spin (novel)
2013 TransAtlantic (novel)
2015 Thirteen Ways of Looking (stories)
2017 Letters to a Young Writer : Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
2020 Apeirogon (novel)
2021 Everything in this Country Must (stories)
2021 Fishing The Sloe-black River (stories)