October — December 2007
Dublin-born writer and scholar Barry McCrea begun his literary path at Trinity College Dublin where he studied French and Spanish Literature; he went on to complete his Ph.D at Princeton University in 2004. His début novel The First Verse was published in 2005 to critical acclaim and was awarded the 2006 Ferro-Grumley Prize for fiction. A novel which flickers between Dublin and Paris as part of an intricate web of allusions, he is currently working on his second novel, which is to be set between the two cities. After his residency at the CCI, he taught Comparative Literature at Yale University, where he was appointed Professor in 2012. He is currently Professor of Literature at the University of Notre Dame.
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La Médiathèque rencontre… Barry McCrea 15/11 2007