Thomas Lynch

10 February @ 10PM. Cork Arts Theatre

 

Thomas Lynch



Thomas Lynch is a funeral director and writer. He is the author of five collections of poems and three collections of essays including The Undertaking, which won The American Book Award, The Heartland Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Apparition and Late Fictions – A Novella and Stories, was published in 2010 to critical acclaim. His work has been the subject of two documentary films: the PBS Frontline film of “The Undertaking,” broadcast nationwide in 2007, won the 2008 Emmy Award for Arts & Culture Documentary; and Cathal Black’s film, “Learning Gravity,” aired in the UK and Ireland. Mr. Lynch has taught with Wayne State University Department of Mortuary Science, with the graduate program in writing at University of Michigan and the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. His most recent book, The Good Funeral -- Death, Grief and the Community of Care, was co-authored with the theologian, Thomas G. Long.  Thomas Lynch lives in Michigan and in Moveen, Co. Clare, Ireland.  

 

Links

Thomas Lynch homepage

Thomas Lynch at the Poetry Foundation

Thomas Lynch at Southword Journal

 

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