Liverpool Literary Festival presents: Colm Tóibín

5:30pm - 6:30pm / Thursday 21st September 2017 / Venue: The Leggate Lecture Theatre Victoria Gallery & Museum
Type: Lecture / Category: University / Series: Liverpool Literary Festival presents
  • Admission: General admission £10 Concessions £8
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University of Liverpool Chancellor Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet. He is the author of nine novels, including The Master and, most recently, House of Names, and two collections of stories. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages. Three of his novels were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and Brooklyn won the Costa Novel of the Year in 2009. His play The Testament of Mary was nominated for a Tony Award for the Best Play in 2013 and he is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books. His championing of LGBT rights earned him the Irish PEN award in 2011. Colm is a visiting professor at several US colleges, including Princeton and Stanford and is currently Professor of Humanities at Columbia University in New York.
Colm will be reading from and talking about his new novel, House of Names.

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