Speaker: Marina Carr

Oct 06, 2022, 7:00pm
Contemporary Writers Series
Montante Cultural Center
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As part of the Contemporary Writers Series, Marina Carr will join us as for the 18th Annual Hassett Reading. 

Marina Carr grew up in County Offaly and graduated from University College Dublin with a degree in English and philosophy. Her plays include The Cordelia Dream, Phaedra Backwards, On Raftery's Hill, Portia Coughlan, By the Bog of Cats, The Mai, and Girl On An Altar. She’s received The Irish Times Playwright Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, the E.M. Forster Prize, the Macaulay Fellowship, The Hennessy Award, and the Windham-Campbell Prize.

She is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Dublin City University.

A question and answer session and reception will follow the reading. There is limited seating, first come, first served: doors open at 6:30 PM.