Emma Donoghue

Irish novelist, playwright, short-story writer and historian / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Her 2010 novel Room was a finalist for the Booker Prize[2] and an international best-seller. Donoghue's 1995 novel Hood won the Stonewall Book Award[3] and Slammerkin (2000) won the Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction.[4] She is a 2011 recipient of the Alex Awards. Room was adapted by Donoghue into a film of the same name. For this, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Emma Donoghue
Donoghue in Toronto on 18 February 2015
Born (1969-10-24) 24 October 1969 (age 53)
Dublin, Ireland
OccupationNovelist, short story writer, playwright, literary historian
NationalityIrish
Canadian[1]
PartnerChristine Roulston
Children2
Website
www.emmadonoghue.com
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