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Irish writers dominate Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist

The 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist is dominated by Irish authors with former winner and Booker Prize longlistee Kevin Barry and relative newcomers Danielle McLaughlin and Louise Kennedy in the running for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:15:23 UTC ]
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Irish writers unite to get Hannigan's book to number one

Irish authors have launched a social media campaign to get Emma Hannigan's latest novel, Letters To My Daughters, to number one after the mother-of-two revealed she has "little time left" to live. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction conveys the human character | Letters

Helen Cross, Andy Stelman, Mark Stewart and Richard Adams respond to a recent Guardian article by Tim LottAs someone whose tiny, grimy literary novels have attracted the interest of the film industry, the truth is the opposite of what Tim Lott (Why should we subsidise writers who’ve lost the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hilary wins Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year award

Debut author Sarah Hilary has scooped the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for Someone Else’s Skin (Headline). Hilary was presented with the award by title sponsor Simon Theakston and broadcaster Mark Lawson at the opening night of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Day opens online shop selling UKYA merchandise

Author Susie Day is hoping to promote YA books written by British and Irish authors through an online shop selling UKYA-branded merchandise.   The ‘We Have Crisps’ shop is currently selling tote bags, vest tops and t-shirts featuring the names ‘Patrick & Bali. Sarra & Non’,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 10:36 Barbara Kingsolver's Orange Prize-winning The Lacuna (Faber) has been shortlisted for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The 10-strong list, announced this morning (12th April), also includes three from Irish authors, Brooklyn by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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