Kevin Power (born 19 August 1981) is an Irish writer and academic. He currently teaches in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin.[1] He writes regularly for The Sunday Business Post.[2] His novel Bad Day in Blackrock was published by The Lilliput Press, Dublin, in 2008[3] and filmed in 2012 as What Richard Did.[4] In April 2009 Power received the 2008 Hennessy XO Emerging Fiction Award for his short story "The American Girl"[5] and was shortlisted for RTÉ's Francis MacManus short story award in 2007 for his piece entitled "Wilderness Gothic".[6] He is the winner of the 2009 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.[7]

Irish writer Kevin Power

EducationEdit

Power graduated from University College Dublin with a BA (2002), an MA (2003), and a PhD in American Literature in 2013.[8]

BibliographyEdit

Bad Day in Blackrock (2010) White City (2021) The Written World (forthcoming, May 2022)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.tcd.ie/OWC/staff/academic-staff/kevin-power.php. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Kevin Power | BusinessPost.ie". businesspost.ie.
  3. ^ "http://www.lilliputpress.ie/listbook.html?id=81706475". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  4. ^ PM, Michael Lavery-23 October 2012 04:00. "Movie based on Annabel's killing is sold across world". Herald.ie.
  5. ^ "http://www.tribune.ie/arts/books/article/2009/jun/28/rules-hennessey-irish-literary-awards". Archived from the original on 20 October 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2011. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Listen to 'Wilderness Gothic'". Archived from the original on 13 April 2010.
  7. ^ "http://www.tcd.ie/Communications/news/pressreleases/pressRelease.php?headerID=1298&pressReleaseArchive=2010". Archived from the original on 16 October 2009. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  8. ^ Kevin Power Academic Staff, Trinity College Dublin.

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