Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue is an Irish Canadian writer.
Emma Donoghue is an Irish-Canadian writer. (Punch Photographic)

Emma Donoghue is an Irish Canadian writer. Her books include the novels Landing, Room, Frog Music, The Wonder and the children's book The Lotterys Plus One. Room was an international bestseller and was adapted into a critically acclaimed film starring Brie Larson. Her novel The Wonder was a finalist for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Books by Emma Donoghue

Interviews with Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue tells CBC's Zulekha Nathoo what she's learned from screenwriting

7 years ago
Duration 1:02
The Irish-Canadian Oscar-nominated author describes what she will apply to her next film-writing project

Emma Donoghue on the film Room

7 years ago
Duration 4:19
Irish-Canadian writer discusses her international bestseller and her 1st Oscar nomination
Many authors hand their books over to screenplay writers. Emma Donoghue on the pain and pleasure of adapting your own work.
The author of "Room" on her favourite authors, her greatest fear and more.
Emma Donoghue on her latest novel, which is set in 1850s Ireland.


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