Donoghue, Emma

emma-donoghue-2013EMMA DONOGHUE writes in many genres including theatre, radio drama, and literary history, but is best known for her fiction, both historical (Slammerkin, The Sealed Letter, Astray, Frog Music) and contemporary (Stir-Fry, Hood, Landing, Touchy Subjects). Her seventh novel, Room, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Prize (Canada and Caribbean) and was short-listed for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes; it went on to sell over two million copies. Donoghue scripted the film adaptation by Lenny Abrahamson starring Brie Larson, which won the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Award and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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