Mike McCormack Bio, Biography
|Mike McCormack was born on 1965. He is an Irish author and short story writter. He has published two collections of short stories, Getting It In the Head and Forensic Songs and three novels – Crowe’s Requiem, Notes from a Coma and Solar Bones. He has been depicted as “a disgracefully neglected writer.”|
Mike McCormack Born | Age
|1965 (age 52–53)|
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer|
|Education||English and Philosophy|
|Education||The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)|
|Notable works||Notes from a Coma|
|Notable awards||Rooney Prize for Irish Literature 1996
Goldsmiths Prize 2016
Mike McCormack Early Life and Education
McCormack was born in London. He spent his early childhood in a farm in Louisburg, County Mayo and studied English and philosophy at The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). In 1996, he was granted the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. In 1998, Getting It In the Head was voted a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. A story from the accumulation, “The Terms,” was adapted into an honor winning short movie directed by Johnny O’Reilly.
In 2006, Notes from a Coma was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Year Award. In 2010, John Waters in The Irish Times described it as “the best Irish novel of the decade.” It took McCormack seven years to compose the book. In May 2016, Dublin publisher Tramp Press published his novel Solar Bones; this went ahead to win the Goldsmiths Prize. The book was surprising in that it was composed as a solitary sentence (albeit a long one, that ranges around 270 pages). Additionally, in 2016 the book was named “Novel of the Year” by the Irish Book Awards.
Mike McCormack Dublin Literary prize 2018
In June 2018, McCormack won the Dublin Literary prize of €100,000, the most prestigious award for a single novel in the word.for his book Solar Bones.
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Mike McCormack Short Stories
Mike McCormack Novels