FORA.tv Speaker - Sara Baume

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Biography

Sara Baume's debut novel, "Spill Simmer Falter Wither," was longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Writing and the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Barnes and Noble named the book one of its Discover Great New Writers Selections for 2016. Baume has also won the 2014 Davy Byrne’s Short Story Award, and in 2015, the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award, the Rooney Prize for Literature, and an Irish Book Award for Best Newcomer. In autumn 2015, she was a participant in the International Writing Program run by the University of Iowa and received a Literary Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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