Eimear McBride becomes first Beckett Creative Fellow

The author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing has been confirmed as the University of Reading’s first Beckett Creative Fellow. The Samuel Beckett Society website has more:

“A multi-award-winning author will set out to create a new piece of creative work inspired by Samuel Beckett after being confirmed as the University of Reading’s first Beckett Creative Fellow.

Eimear McBride, whose novel The Lesser Bohemians won a James Tait Black Prize earlier this year, will have unique access to the University’s internationally-recognised Beckett Archive and be able to draw on academic expertise with in-depth knowledge of the Irish novelist, poet, and playwright.”

Samuel Beckett Society

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