Welcome to Writers House!

McKeon BBelinda McKeon's debut novel Solace (Scribner) won the 2011 Faber Prize and was voted Irish Book of the Year as well as being shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Kerry Group Prize. Her second novel, Tender, will be published in early 2015, and she has published short fiction in a number of anthologies, most recently Dubliners 100 (Tramp Press, Dublin). As a journalist, she has written on literature and the arts for the New York Times, the Paris Review, the Guardian and the Irish Times. Her plays have been produced in Dublin and New York, and she is under commission to the Abbey Theatre.

Education

Trinity College, Dublin B.A. English and Philosophy (2000)

University College, Dublin  MLitt Philosophy (2004)

Columbia University, New YorkMFA Fiction (2010)

Areas of specialization

20th Century and Contemporary Fiction and Non-Fiction; Irish Literature and Drama

 

Office Room: 041

Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 PM

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Upcoming Events

 25 Sep 2019;
 04:00PM - 10:00PM
 Writers at Rutgers: Monique Truong, novelist
 13 Nov 2019;
 04:00PM - 10:00PM
 Writers at Rutgers: Jericho Brown, poet
 12 Dec 2019;
 04:30PM - 06:30PM
 Winter Creative Writing Showcase
 12 Feb 2020;
 04:00PM - 10:00PM
 Writers at Rutgers: Garth Greenwell, novelist
 04 Mar 2020;
 05:00PM - 10:30PM
 Writers at Rutgers: Ilya Kaminsky, poet

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