Francis Spufford - Lime Tree Theatre

Francis Spufford

Presented by Limerick Literary Festival in Honour of Kate O’Brien


Francis Spufford was born in 1964, the child of two historians, he was a writer of famously unpredictable non-fiction before, with ‘Golden Hill’ in 2016, he switched to the novel.

His next book, Light Perpetual, was longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2021. Cahokia Jazz, his current novel, is a literary crime novel set in the 1920s in an altered version of American history.

Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford

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Francis Spufford lives near Cambridge, England, and teaches writing at Goldsmiths College in the University of London.


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