Donoghue, Emma

Born in Dublin in 1969, Emma Donoghue lived in England for many years before moving to Canada. She 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, the Commonwealth Prize and was short-listed for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes. 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. She is presenting The Wonder.

Events Emma Donoghue was involved in

  • Ireland @ IFOA

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 7:00 PM

    Catriona Crowe, Emma Donoghue, Julie Morrissy, Paul Muldoon, and Ciaran O'Rourke will present from their latest work


  • In Conversation with Emma Donoghue

    Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:00 PM

    Susan G. Cole will sit down with award-winning author Emma Donoghue for an intimate talk about writing, inspiration and success.