Join the UC Berkeley Irish Studies Program for a reading and Q&A with acclaimed Irish author Mike McCormack. McCormack will read from his prize-winning novel Solar Bones (2018 International Dublin Literary Award, winner of the 2016 Goldsmith Prize, and the 2017 Booker nominee) along with excerpts from his sci-fi side project.
Mike McCormack is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from the West of Ireland. His work includes Getting it in the Head (1995), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Notes from a Coma (2005), shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Year Award and Forensic Songs (2012). He was awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature (1996) and a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship (2007). Solar Bones, his most recent novel, won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016, the BGE Irish Novel of the Year Award 2016, BGE Irish Book of the Year Award 2016 and was nominated for the Man Booker Prize 2017.
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