2 Novelists Receive Oscar Nominations

By Maryann Yin 

Oscars (GalleyCat)Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for this year’s Oscar Awards. Two novelists, Nick Hornby and Emma Donoghue, were recognized in the Best Adapted Screenplay category.

Hornby wrote the script for Brooklyn based on Colm Tóibín’s 2009 novel. Donoghue wrote the script for Room (published in 2010) based on her own novel which shares the same title.

Click here to watch the trailer for the Brooklyn film adaptation. Follow this link to see the trailer for the Room film adaptation.