Lowell Lecture

Emma Donoghue

Date & Time

Nov. 29, 2018 at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Boston Public Library - Rabb Lecture Hall
700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116
Driving Directions


Born in Dublin in 1969, EMMA DONOGHUE is an award-winning writer in many genres who makes her home in Canada. She is best known for her 2010 novel ROOM (shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize) and the film adaptation (2015) for which she was nominated for Academy, Golden Globe and Bafta Awards. Emma Donoghue works in fiction both contemporary and historical, long-form and short, for adults and most recently for younger readers (THE LOTTERYS series). A playwright whose SELECTED PLAYS was published in 2015, Donoghue also increasingly writes for the screen, adapting her own books as well as those of others for TV and film, as well as developing original projects.

Presenting Organization

Boston Public Library




Emily Todd (etodd@bpl.org, 617-859-2382)