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Normal People by Sally Rooney wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards
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Irish writer Sally Rooney has trumped Michelle Obama’s Becoming to win the Book of the Year at British Book Awards. The novel, Rooney’s second, has sold 185,000 books according to...

Irish Bestsellers Week Ending 4th May 2019

This week Sinead Moriarty’s fabulous new book Seven Letters has leaped straight into the overall bestseller list at Number 9, and is described by Marian Keyes: “‘It’s great! Thought-provoking, gripping...

The Dublin Writers’ Conference: A Weekend That Could Change Your Life
Posted by Laurence O’Bryan in > News for Writers

The Dublin Writers’ Conference – June 21st-23rd – is in its 5th year.  The conference offers a weekend of networking with other writers, from Ireland and abroad, as well as...

Meet Your Heroes at Midsummer Murder One!
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Midsummer Murder One featuring the hottest international bestsellers launches this summer with US crime writing icons Jeffery Deaver, James Ellroy and Karin Slaughter. Also slated for July & September will...

Irish Bestsellers 27th April 2019

Writing.ie is the ONLY place that you’ll find the Irish Bestseller Charts online and this week Jeff Kinney is back in top spot with his newest ‘Diary of…’ book, Diary of...

Date With An Agent 2019: Agent Dates Announced

From almost 500 applicants, the following 60 people have been invited to attend Date With An Agent 2019, as part of International Literature Dublin, presented in partnership with Writing.ie. The standard...

Milkman by Anna Burns shortlisted for Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019
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Irish author Anna Burns Man Booker Prize-winning novel Milkman has been shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019. The other titles to make the shortlist are: Pat Barker The...

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Irish Bestsellers 20 April 2019

We have a slew of new releases this week. John Connolly’s A Book of Bones is finally out, and up to no. 2 in the Top 20; there’s a new Kate Morton, The...

BRAVE:Edit – an edit-a-thon with Amnesty and Wikimedia Ireland
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Amnesty International are organising a Wikipedia edit-a-thon with Wikimedia Ireland to shine the spotlight on the unsung women defending human rights around the world. BRAVE:Edit is part of the Brave...

Irish Author Catherine Dunne Shortlisted for the Strega Prize
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Irish writer, Catherine Dunne, has been shortlisted for the European Strega Prize 2019, for her novel Come cade la luce (The Way the Light Falls). The prize has been awarded...