Narrative Medicine Rounds: Colum McCann
Mar 02, 2016 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he has been the recipient of many international honors, including the National Book Award, the International Dublin IMPAC Prize, a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government, election to the Irish arts academy, several European awards, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, and an Oscar nomination. His work has been published in over 35 languages. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organization, Narrative 4, and he teaches at the M.F.A. program in Hunter College. He lives in New York with his wife, Allison, and their three children.