Best-Selling Author Honored at The University of Scranton

10/28/2014

The University of Scranton’s Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library honored best-selling author Colum McCann with the 2014 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award. The event supports the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund. Known as a writer of style and substance, McCann has been called a “poetic realist,” a gifted writer who is adept at combining historical figures and situations with fictional characters. His books include “Dancer,” “Transatlantic” and “Let the Great World Spin.” 

Click here to read about a story about the Distinguished Author Award ceremony written by University of Scranton Student Correspondent Elizabeth Polishan ’17 published by the Times-Tribune.com. A resident of Clarks Summit, Polishan is an English, philosophy and finance triple major and participant in the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program at The University of Scranton.

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