Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize with Apeirogon, Colum McCann is the author of six other novels and three collections of stories. TransAtlantic was also longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013, and his previous novel, Let the Great World Spin, won the National Book Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was a New York Times bestseller. His work has been published in forty languages and has received international honours, including a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, election to the Irish arts academy and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China and an Oscar nomination. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organisation, Narrative 4, and he teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College. He was born in Dublin and lives in New York.
Colum McCann 以《Apeirogon》入圍2020年布克獎，是另外六本小說和三本故事集的作者。《TransAtlantic》還入圍了2013年曼布克獎，以前的小說《Let the Great World Spin》更獲得了國家圖書獎、國際IMPAC都柏林文學獎，並且是《紐約時報》的暢銷書。 他的作品已用四十種語言出版，並獲得了國際榮譽，包括法 Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, election to the Irish arts academy, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2010年中國最佳外國小說獎和奧斯卡提名 。 他是非營利性全球故事交流組織Narrative 4的聯合創始人，並且在Hunter College的MFA計劃中任教。 他出生在都柏林，住在紐約。