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Mary Morrissy reads from her work-in-progress, The Duchess

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February 23, 2006  Thursday, 7 pm

 MaryMorrisy.jpgIrish writer and Cullman Center fellow Mary Morrissy reads from her work-in-progress, The Duchess, a ghosted auto-biography of Bella O’Casey, sister of famed playwright Sean O’Casey. 

The novel explores O’Casey’s life and influence upon her brother.  Morrissy is also the author of a collection of short stories and two other novels, of which Mother of Pearl was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award, and winner of the Lannan Foundation Award.

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