Colin Barrett

Colin Barrett was born in 1982 and grew up in County Mayo, Ireland. In 2009 he was awarded the Penguin Ireland Prize. His critically acclaimed story collection Young Skins won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, the Guardian First Book Award, and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. His work has been published in The Stinging Fly magazine and in the anthologies, Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails (Stinging Fly Press, 2010),Town and Country (Faber and Faber,2013), A Public Space, Five Dials, and the New Yorker.

Young Skins is soon to be published in Chinese by Archipel Press. Brought to you with the kind support of Literature Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland.

March 18, 8:00 PM – SHORT AND COMPLETE: STORIES BEHIND THE STORIES

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