ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 28, 2015
My Katherine Mansfield Project
By (author) Kirsty Gunn
A new work by a highly acclaimed author – The Big Music(2012) was described as ‘One of the finest novels of the past decade’ by the TLS The essay will appeal to all fans of Katherine Mansfield A profound meditation on the nature of home and artistic influence When Kirsty Gunn received a Randell Fellowship from the British Academy and Carnegie Foundation in 2009 she returned to spend the winter in Wellington, near the childhood home of Katherine Mansfield, the writer to whom she’d always felt most connected.
Kirsty Gunn is the recipient of several awards and prizes including the Scottish Arts Council Bursary for Literature, the New York Times Notable Book award, and the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year. She is Professor of Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee.