Video Eva-Jane Gaffney performs an excerpt from Em

Discover the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist – Em by Kim Thúy, translated by Sheila Fischman. Actor Eva-Jane Gaffney gives us a taste of the novel as we count down to the winner announcement on 25th May as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin.

Learn more about the book and the rest of the 2023 Shortlist at

Published by Seven Stories Press UK
Nominated by Hartford Public Library, USA

The Dublin Literary Award is presented and solely sponsored by Dublin City Council.

Agency: Bellow (
Client: Dublin Literary Award and Dublin City Libraries
Director: Tristan Hutchinson
Director of Photographer: Conor Hayes
Sound Recordist: Tony Crosse
Script Supervisor: Anna Jacobs
Actor: Eva-Jane Gaffney


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