Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn appointed to The Paris Writer’s Residency

The American University of Paris, University of Kent Paris School of Arts and
Culture and the Centre Culturel Irlandais (Irish Arts Centre) are pleased to
announce that Daniel Hahn has been appointed to the first Paris Writer’s
Residency. We look forward to welcoming him to Paris to work with our
students and to join our community of writers.

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator with around 50 books to his
name. His work has won him the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the
International Dublin Literary Award and the Blue Peter Book Award. He has
been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize and the LA Times Book

Recent books include the new Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature
and a co-translation of a Guatemalan novel. He is a past chair of the Society of
Authors (the UK’s writers’ union) and currently on the board of a number of
organisations that work with literature and free expression.