The Writer’s Center presents a FREE virtual chat about the craft of fiction! We’re joined by Megan Kamalei Kakimoto to discuss her “knockout” debut story collection, Every Drop Is a […]22 Oct 2023
Virtual Craft Chat with novelist Dionne Irving
The Writer’s Center presents a FREE virtual chat about the craft of fiction! We’re joined by Dionne Irving to discuss her striking new novel, Quint. Dionne will be in conversation with Zach Powers, novelist and Director of Communications at The Writer’s Center.
Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Dionne Irving’s work has appeared in The Missouri Review, Boulevard Magazine, LitHub, and other places. Her novel Quint is out from 7.13 Books and her second book, Islands, will be published in 2022 by Catapult. She teaches at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.
About the Book
In the vein of Zadie Smith’s NW and Valeria Luiselli’s Lost Children Archives, Dionne Irving’s novel Quint is based on a real-life family of quintuplets who rise to celebrity and fame in Canada in the 1940s.