Audrey Magee


Country: Ireland

Audrey Magee was born in Ireland and lives in Wicklow. Her latest novel, The Colony (2022) has been long-listed for the Booker Prize and short-listed for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Her first novel, The Undertaking, was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, France’s Festival du Premier Roman and the Irish Book Awards. The Colony and The Undertaking are translated into many languages. Both novels are being adapted for film.

Supported by the Embassy of Ireland to the Republic of Indonesia

Audrey Magee lahir di Irlandia dan tinggal di Wicklow. Novel terbarunya, The Colony (2022) telah lama terdaftar untuk Booker Prize dan terpilih untuk Orwell Prize untuk Fiksi Politik. Novel pertamanya, The Undertaking, terpilih untuk Women’s Prize untuk Fiksi, Festival du Premier Roman Prancis dan Irish Book Awards. The Colony dan The Undertaking diterjemahkan ke dalam banyak bahasa. Kedua novel tersebut sedang diadaptasi untuk menjadi film.

Didukung oleh Kedutaan Besar Republik Irlandia, Jakarta

Appearing in

Main Program | Rekindling Dormant Languages

β€œThe limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. Language is imbued with cultural values, ways of thinking, and histories that must be preserved and …


Main Program | Power Structures in Storytelling

Stories grant us the power to create parallel universes within which we may explore ourselves and our world, including examining our social and political landscapes. Join award-winning Irish author Audrey …


Main Program | In Conversation with Audrey Magee

In Audrey Magee’s beautifully crafted novel, The Colony, she explores character, language, culture, and place on a picturesque Irish island and the impact of political systems and imperialism. Magee discusses …