Colum McCann

Colum McCann is the writer and author of six novels and three collections of great stories who was born and brought up in Dublin. He started his own career specifically as an upcoming journalist in Dublin at The Irish Press. He is known for taking a bike ride across the North America in the early 1980’s. He worked as a primary wilderness guide in the major program and schedule for young delinquents in Texas.

In Ireland, McCann has been the principal recipient of various international honors. Some include the International Dublin Impact Prize, the National author/book Award, a Chevalier Arts awards from the government of France, elected in the Irish arts academy award, several precious European awards, Oscar nomination and the year 2010 best Novel (foreign) Award in China.

In his writing and personal history, McCann is a man of many unique places. This is profoundly depicted in areas he has cited in his various writings as well as his movement from one country to another.

Books in order of publication:

Standalone Novels

Songdogs(1995) 
This Side of Brightness(1998) 
Zoli(2001) 
Dancer(2003) 
Let the Great World Spin(2009) 
TransAtlantic(2013) 
Apeirogon(2020) 

Short Story Collections

Fishing the Sloe-Black River(1984)
Everything in This Country Must(2000)
Thirteen Ways of Looking(2015)

Non-Fiction Books

365 Days in Ireland Calendar 2010(2009) 
Letters to a Young Writer(2017) 

Anthologies

From the Republic of Conscience(2010)
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