Go Beyond Sally Rooney With These 13 Irish Women Novelists

It’s a confusing thing, being Irish. We’re European with none of the sophistication, and for a tiny island, we have an impressive lack of consistency. That said, we also have an impressive literary output. Our politics, social movements, and religions have born enough conflict to make a canon that is varied—and vast. Ireland was one […] The post Go Beyond Sally Rooney With These 13 Irish Women Novelists appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Prize

Fêted for her auspicious debut, ‘Conversations With Friends,’ Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 is tied with Zadie Smith (2001, ‘White Teeth’) for youngest winner of the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize

'Conversations With Friends' author Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 wins the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. The post Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Black & White signs McBride's 'inspiring' collection of stories from Irish women

Black & White will publish Caitlin McBride's "intimate and inspirational" collection of stories from Irish women later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Book Awards’ Top 2019 Prize Goes to Ireland’s Sally Rooney

The annual 'Nibbies,' as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself 'astonishingly lucky.' The post British Book Awards’ Top 2019 Prize Goes to Ireland’s Sally Rooney appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sally Rooney's Normal People wins big at British Book Awards

The Irish writer's "exceptional" novel beat Michelle Obama to the top prize at The British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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The Public Private Life Of Young Love In Sally Rooney's 'Normal People'

In the Irish author's second novel, two teens explore sex, secrets and what intimacy is worth. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Burns and Rooney make Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

The 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has been revealed, featuring Man Booker winner Anna Burns, Costa Novel Award winner Sally Rooney and seven debut novelists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners

The acclaimed young Irish author Sally Rooney is the winner of the 2018 Costa Book Prize in the novel category. The overall Costa Book of the Year is to be named January 29. The post Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sally Rooney's second novel named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018

Sally Rooney's "astounding" love story Normal People (Faber & Faber) has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones: Normal People by Sally Rooney named book of the year

Normal People, the Irish author's second novel, is named the year's best book by the UK chain. Continue reading at BBC News

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Women triumph at An Post Irish Book Awards

Women writers have excelled at the An Post Irish Book Awards, taking home the majority of awards for the first time, with authors such as Sally Rooney, Liz Nugent and Emilie Pine among the winning authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conversations with Authors: Sally Rooney talks to The Bookseller

We spoke to the "Salinger of the Snapchat generation" Sally Rooney, following her shortlisting for the 2018 Dylan Thomas Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Two previously longlisted authors and one twice-shortlisted writer, Kamila Shamsie, are on this year's Women's Prize for Fiction longlist of 16 novels. The winner takes home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, the 'Bessie.' The post Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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John Boyne says 'women are better novelists than men'

Novelist and short story writer John Boyne has claimed "women are better novelists than men".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight

Male authors are always pronouncing their own brilliance – or boasting about not reading books by women. So, after a lifetime of writing and attending literary festivals, John Boyne would like to get something off his chest …Do you know what the literary tea towel is? It’s an Irish phenomenon... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love'

A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist's 'year of women' challenge

Small press And Other Stories will produce no books by men in 2018 in answer to Kamila Shamsie’s call for direct action to beat gender bias in publishingSmall press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Irish novelist wins first book award

Irish author Donal Ryan wins the 2013 Guardian First Book Award for his debut novel The Spinning Heart. Continue reading at BBC News

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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