Kissing the Witch (Paperback)
Old Tales in New Skins
HarperTeen, 9780064407724, 240pp.
Publication Date: February 27, 1999
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About the Author
Born in Dublin in 1969, EMMA DONOGHUE is a novelist, screenwriter and playwright. Her novel Room sold more than two million copies and won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Canada and the Caribbean region). It was a finalist for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes, as well as the Governor General’s Literary Award. Donoghue scripted the Canadian-Irish film version of Room, which was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Her fiction, both short and long, ranges from the contemporary (Stir-Fry, Hood, Landing, Touchy Subjects) to the historical (Slammerkin, The Sealed Letter, Astray, Frog Music, The Wonder). Emma Donoghue has also written two books for young readers, The Lotterys Plus One and The Lotterys More or Less.