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Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2019: Enter Now!
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Writing.ie is delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the An Post Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award again this year. Roisin O’Donnell won in 2018 for...

Irish Bestsellers 17th August 2019

The big news this week, of course (in book terms, anyway), is the new release of another Dog Man book! These are fun, popular books with their catchy classic puns: For Whom...

George R. R. Martin receives An Post International Recognition Award for 2019
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George R.R. Martin, the world-renowned author and creative force behind A Game of Thrones, is to receive The An Post International Recognition Award as part of this year’s An Post...

Winners of Hugo Awards Announced
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Mary Robinette Kowa, Tomi Adeyemi, Jeanette Ng and Becky Chambers each won Hugo Awards in Dublin at An Irish Worldcon. The Calculating Stars, an alternate history of climate change and...

Irish Bestsellers 10th August 2019

This week we’ve still got David Walliams at the top of the charts with The World’s Worst Teachers 3; whilst The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris is still making waves, eighteen months after...

Irish Bestsellers 3rd August 2019

The whole publishing world is talking about this incredible book – for it’s unique concept as well as Adrian McKinty’s amazing journey from losing his house, becoming an Uber driver...

Hazel Gaynor’s The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter longlisted for 2019 HWA Gold Crown
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Hazel Gaynor’s The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter (HarperFiction) has been longlisted for the 2019 HWA Gold Crown for the best historical novel published in the last year, as announced recently by the Historical Writers Association. The judges called The...

Irish Bestsellers 27th July 2019

In a rather wonderful sweep, three of the six authors shortlisted  for the prestigious Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award are Irish – Danielle McLoughlin, Kevin Barry and Louise Kennedy. The...

Irish Writers Dominate the Shortlist for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award
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Last month we reported how Irish writers dominating the longlist for this year’s Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award, accounting for six out of the eighteen stories. Now we can...

Irish Bestsellers 20th July 2019

As the summer peaks, the charts seem to be feeling lethargic from the heat, as there’s little movement and no brand new entries. Walliams clings on to the top spot...