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Hibernia: Irish Novelist Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Novelist Emer Martin.

By Irish America Staff
August / September 2000

Novelist Emer Martin, author of More Bread or I’ll Appear, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship which honors men and women who have demonstrated an exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or creative ability in the arts. A native of Dublin, Martin completed her most recent novel while pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Hunter College. She was co-valedictorian of her graduating class. Her previous novel, Breakfast in Babylon, was the 1996 Irish Book of the Year. She is currently a contributing editor to Black Book magazine. ♦

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