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Emma Donoghue

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B: October 19, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland

The youngest of eight children, Emma Donoghue was born in Ireland but moved to Canada in 1998. She writes fiction and history as well as drama for radio, the stage and screen. She is best know for her international bestselling novel Room, which was short-listed for the Man Booker and Orange prizes and was winner of the Commonwealth, Rogers Writers’ Trust and Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year awards. The film version of Room won the Grolsch People`s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015. These are her credits as a screenwriter.

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Features & TV Movies:
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Pluck (2002, short)

Room (2015)
Frog Music (announced)

Poster for the 2015 film Room, courtesy of Elevation Pictures
Poster for the 2015 film Room, courtesy of Elevation Pictures