Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the 2009 National Book Award-winning novel Let the Great World Spin. In his most recent collection of short fiction, Thirteen Ways of Looking, McCann charts the territory of chance, and the profound and intimate consequences of even our smallest moments.
McCann’s fiction has been published in 30 languages and has appeared in The New Yorker, Paris Review, Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, Bomb and other places. He has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, the Irish Times, Die Zeit, La Repubblica, Paris Match, the Guardian, the Times, and the Independent. Previous works include the novels Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness, Songdogs, and TransAtlantic.
He currently teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College and lives in New York City.
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