AUTHORS & SPEAKERS

Claire Keegan

Ireland

Irish short story writer Claire Keegan has published the collections Antarctica (1999) and Walk the Blue Fields (2007), as well as the story ‘Foster’ as a standalone book (2010). She has been translated into 15 languages and won numerous awards. Walk the Blue Fields won the Edge Hill Prize in 2008, awarded to the strongest collection published in the British Isles, while ‘Foster’ won the 2009 Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award, then the world’s richest prize for a single story. 

Claire Keegan is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Lyrical Éire: An Irish Night Of Words And Music

3 Nov, Fri 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Arts House, Chamber
FESTIVAL PASS EVENT

Between Brexit and the Deep Blue Sea: Being Irish in a Divided Europe

4 Nov, Sat 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
FESTIVAL PASS EVENT

How Fiction Works

4 Nov, Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Timbre Music Academy, Hall
TICKETED EVENT

Grace In Gravity: The Craft of Characterisation and Setting

5 Nov, Sun 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Arts House, Blue Room
FESTIVAL PASS EVENT