Mary Lavin’s Legacy: How Did She Stay “On Drumcondra’s Good Side”?


When novelist and short story writer Mary Lavin died in 1996, her work had been acclaimed and rewarded almost throughout her career.

His first collection of short stories, Tales from the Bective Bridgepublished in 1942, won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and she later received, among other honors, the Katherine Mansfield Prize in 1961, two Guggenheim Fellowships (1959 and 1961) and in 1992, nomination as Saoi from the ‘Aosdana, the highest artistic honor Ireland can bestow. She has also had her work published over a period of 18 years in the new yorker – then as now, the seal of an international career combining popularity and literary success.

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