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Irish Bestsellers 8th June 2019

This week’s charts are full of familiar names. From the unbeatable Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz (back at no. 3 in the Top 20, after months in the charts), to...

Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho wins the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award
Posted by writing.ie in > News for Writers

American author Emily Ruskovich has won the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award for her novel Idaho. The Award is organised and sponsored by Dublin City Council and at €100,000 is...

Dave Chesson, Founder of Kindlepreneur, coming to Dublin June 20th
Posted by Laurence O’Bryan in > News for Writers

This year’s Dublin Writers’ Conference features 29 speakers. Among them is Dave Chesson, founder of one of the most influential sites for indie authors in the United States. When Dave...

Irish Bestsellers 1st June 2019

This week Sally Rooney’s star keeps rising, as Normal People not only holds on to its number one spot but increases its sales even more. It’s joined in the charts by several...

Read, Inspire, Connect: The Pigeonhole Digital Bookclub
Posted by writing.ie in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Sometimes it can be a struggle coming up with original and inventive ways to market new books, create a buzz around their publication, and form some kind of connection between...

Irish Bestsellers Week Ending 25th May 2019

With the world in the state that it’s in, we could all do with Jordan B Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos… Writing in the Guardian, he says: “Just...

Irish Bestsellers 18th May 2019

This week is a celebration for novelist Sally Rooney, whose book Normal People is top of the Top 20 right now, as she picks up the award for Best Book at this year’s...

Kelly McCaughrain wins the CBI Book of the Year Award
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Author Kelly McCaughrain has won the CBI Book of the Year Award with Flying Tips for Flightless Birds at a ceremony held today at Smock Alley Theatre. Remarkably and for...

Free With Words Announce Tuscany Writing Retreat Scholarship
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Free With Words is delighted to announce a scholarship for the 2019 Novel, Short Story & Memoir retreat in Italy this coming September. Applications will be accepted from writers who...

Irish Bestsellers 11th May 2019

The beginning of this month has brought an outbreak of new books into the charts! This week, The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Heather Morris), The Librarian of Auschwitz (Antonio Iturbe), and The Boy Who Followed...