Colm Tóibín

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Colm Tóibín
Colm Tóibín (born 1955) is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet.

He was listed in the "Another Country" section of the Independent on Sunday's Pink List 2010. The citation said:

"Melancholy in print but ebullient in person, Tóibí*has enjoyed a stellar 12 months; his novel, Brooklyn, scooped the 2009 Costa Novel Award and was long-listed for the Booker Prize. Most recently, the Dublin-born writer led a successful campaign to have his native city declared a Unesco City of Literature."[1]

He was listed as a "National Treasure" in the Pink List 2013.


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