Claire Keegan


Born
Wexford, Ireland

Claire Keegan was born in Wexford in 1968.
Her story collections are Antarctica (London, Faber and Faber, 1999/New York, Grove/Atlantic, 1999); Walk the Blue Fields (Faber and Faber, 2007/ Grove Press, Black Cat, 2008); and the single story Foster (Faber and Faber, 2010).
Her awards include The Francis MacManus Award; The William Trevor Prize; the Olive Cook Award; the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year; the Rooney Prize for Literature, and Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award 2009, judged by Richard Ford.
A member of Aosdána, she lives in Co. Wexford.

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Foster

4.03 avg rating — 2,576 ratings — published 2010 — 16 editions
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Walk the Blue Fields: Stories

3.93 avg rating — 1,291 ratings — published 2007 — 24 editions
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Antarctica

3.96 avg rating — 799 ratings — published 1999 — 18 editions
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The Forester's Daughter

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Ce genre de petites choses

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“My heart feels not so much in my chest as in my hands. I am carrying it along swiftly, as though I have become the messenger for what is going on inside me.”
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