Seamus Deane

Maiden City Stories  Peace Reigns Supreme
  • Maiden City Stories Peace Reigns Supreme

  • One of three short stories from some of the city's leading literary figures: Seamus Deane, Jennifer Johnston and Brian McGilloway. Each brings us a short tale, recorded in front of an audience in the city's Verbal Arts Centre. Read by Sean McGinley and Kerr Logan. Produced by Heather Larmour.

Seamus Deane is a Derry-born poet, novelist and critic. A founding director of the Field Day Theatre Company and member of the Royal Irish Academy, Deane's first novel, Reading in the Dark (1996) won the Guardian Fiction Prize, the 1996 South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and the Irish Literature Prize in 1997, as well as being shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1996 and translated into over 20 languages.

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