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    Essays on emigrant writer welcomed

    By Noreen Bowden | May 30, 2007

    Fiction by emigrant writer Colm McCann will be the subject of a collection of essays, according to the Irish Times. The Dublin-born, New York-based writer, born in 1965, has won awards for his fiction, which has been translated into 26 languages.  The Irish Times notes his role as part of “an interesting generation of the Irish diaspora in the US – an aspect of his writing career that would be worth exploring critically”.

    Submissions of up to 7,500 words are welcome by June 30, 2008.  Contact Dr Eóin Flannery ( or Dr Susan Cahill ( or sent to Dr Eóin Flannery, English Section, Department of Languages and Cultural Studies, College of Humanities, University of Limerick

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