Colm Tóibín Awarded Bodley Medal

April 25, 2023

Celebrated Irish novelist Professor Colm Tóibín was recently awarded the Bodley Medal as part of the 2023 FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival for his sustained contribution to the world of literature.

The Bodley Medal is the Bodleian Libraries’ highest honour, awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the worlds of books and literature, libraries, media and communications, science, and philanthropy.

Tóibín received the medal on March 30, 2023 at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, where he spoke about his life and work with Bodley’s Librarian Richard Ovenden and delivered the 2023 Bodley Lecture.

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