Lowell Lecture

Emma Donoghue: Slippery Characters: Writing Historical Fiction in the Information Age

Date & Time

April 9, 2014


Boston College - Devlin 101
140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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Emma Donoghue

Presenting Organization

Boston College



Born in Dublin in 1969 and now living with her family in Canada, Emma Donoghue is the award-winning author of the novels Room, The Sealed Letter, Landing, Life Mask, Slammerkin, Hood and Stir-fry; short-story collections Astray, Three and a Half Deaths, Touchy Subjects, The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits, and Kissing the Witch; and literary history including Inseparable, We Are Michael Field, and Passions Between Women, as well as two literary history anthologies that span the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. Frog Music, her new novel, comes out in Spring 2014.