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Emma Donoghue

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Emma Donoghue

Born in Dublin in 1969, I am an award-winning writer, living in Canada with my family. My latest novel  is Frog Music, a multifaceted murder mystery set in San Francisco, 1876. My first full-length feature, Room (which I adapted from my novel), starring Brie Larson and directed by Lenny Abrahamson, is expected to be released in late 2015.

My other novels are the international bestseller (shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes) Room, The Sealed Letter, Landing, Life Mask, Slammerkin, Hood and Stir-fry; short-story collections Astray, Three and a Half Deaths (UK ebook), Touchy Subjects, The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits, and Kissing the Witch; and literary history including Inseparable, We Are Michael Field, and Passions Between Women as well as two anthologies that span the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries.

Readers, hearing from you at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. makes my day, and I’ll respond as soon as I can find a moment. Be sure to specify if you would like to be included on my mailing list for very occasional news, and if so, what country you live in.

I’m afraid I just don’t have the time to visit book clubs in person, by phone or Skype, but I’m happy to answer any query to which you can’t find an answer on this website.

For commissioning pieces / licensing / translation / adaptation / performance / film rights (excluding  Frog Music), please contact my primary agent Caroline Davidson of the Caroline Davidson Literary Agency at 5 Queen Anne's Gardens, London, W4 1TU, U.K., Ph 44 20 8995 5768, Fax 44 20 8994 2770, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: http://www.cdla.co.uk/?p=114?

For any US licensing or speaking engagement queries, please contact my American literary agent Kathleen Anderson of Anderson Literary Management, 12 W. 19th St, New York, NY 10011, USA, Ph 1 212 645 6045, Fax 1 212 741 1936, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Film rights in Frog Music are being handled by Emily Hayward-Whitlock of the Knight Hall Agency (www.knighthallagency.com), Lower Ground Floor, 7 Mallow Street, London EC1Y 8RQ, U.K., Ph 44 20 3397 2903, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.