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Louise Greig’s Heartwarming Tale wins The Caterpillar Story Prize 2018
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The Caterpillar Story Prize, run by The Caterpillar, an art & literature magazine for children, has been awarded to Louise Greig for ‘Beatrice – A Work of Art’, a story...

Irish Bestsellers 24th November 2018

And with the last charts of November, we’re definitely on the home straight to the end of the year. We’ve got the big hitters like Walliams (still streets ahead at...

The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee shares William Hill Sports Book of the Year
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The biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and a debut by cross-Channel swimming champ Tom Gregory have both been awarded the William Hill Sports Book of the Year – the...

Winners of The An Post Irish Book Awards 2018 Revealed
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In an exceptionally strong year for female writing with women authors dominating the winners list for first time ever, the An Post Irish Book Awards were announced at a glittering...

Irish Bestsellers 17th November 2018

First off, a round of applause for Milkman; since winning the Man Booker Prize 2018, Anna Burns has seen sales of her book soar through the roof and it’s continuing to...

Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan Shortlisted for Costa Book Awards 2018
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Irish authors Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year...

2019 International Dublin Literary Award announced
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10 Irish novels are among 141 titles nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2018: The Final 6 – Vote Now!
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After some serious and lengthy debate, our panel of judges, Alison Lyons, Director of Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, Bob Johnston from The Gutter Bookshop and Simon Trewin, Literary Agent...

Irish Bestsellers 10th November 2018

Well, David Walliams more than made up for his non-appearance in the charts last week, as he stars this week with not one but two versions of his brand new...

New Inclusivity Initiatives from the Romantic Novelists’ Association
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The Romantic Novelists’ Association announces the launch of ten new bursaries aimed at supporting a diverse range of romantic fiction writing.  These bursaries are part of a wider drive to ensure...