writing_ie-logo

gerry-chaney-blogs-header

Magazine

News for Writers

Irish Bestsellers 25th August 2018

September is almost here! Among the groans from children and sighs of relief from parents, the booksellers are cheering as a new school year means another long list of books...

Writing.ie
PEN: Open Letter to Google on Censored Search Engine App in China
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers

To: Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer, Google Inc cc: Ben Gomes, Vice President of Search; Kent Walker, Senior Vice President of Global Affairs Dear Mr Pichai, Like many of Google’s...

Author to Commissioning Editor: Conor Kostick at Level Up Publishing
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Earlier in the month, Irish author Conor Kostick was recruited by the UK’s Ockham Publishing to lead a new imprint, Level Up Publishing. Writing.ie caught up with Conor to find...

Irish Bestsellers 18th August 2018

We have a few new books joining the bestseller charts this week. Whilst The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris has another turn at the top of the charts as...

Cecelia Ahern’s Roar Optioned for Major New TV Series
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers

It was announced today that Nicole Kidman and Per Saari’s Blossom Films, Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories and Theresa Park will be collaborating with Cecelia Ahern and her Greenlight Go...

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
Irish Bestsellers 11th August 2018

Another week, another swap around for Eleanor Oliphant and the Tattooist of Auschwitz (which sounds like a bizarre Harry Potter spin off), with Heather Morris taking a back seat this...

From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan, longlisted for the Man Booker 2018
Irish Bestsellers 4th August 2018

There are no new big-hitters in the Top 20 this week, as the unbeatable duo of Eleanor Oliphant and The Tattooist of Auschwitz continue to dominate the charts, with Heather...

Irish Bestsellers 28th July 2018

When the world is getting a bit stressful, it’s wonderful to see a book like Claudia Carroll’s The Secrets of Primrose Square ht the charts – a bit of escapism...

Irish Bestsellers 21st July 2018

As the hot weather continues we are delighted to see that Emilie Pine’s Notes to Self is being embraced by the book buyers. Another gem from the utterly awesome Tramp...

Three Irish Writers on the Man Booker Prize 2018 Longlist
Posted by in > News for Writers

Irish writers Donal Ryan, Sally Rooney and Anna Burns are among the writers shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a...