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Irish Bestsellers October 2017

There’s several new entries into the charts this week, but you won’t see any of them in the Top 5, which are solid favourites and Dan Brown’s newest release. For...

Nominations sought for The Bookseller YA Book Prize
Posted by Wrting.ie in > News for Writers

Have you published a brilliant YA novel this year? The Bookseller have re-opened their search for the best YA novel of the year from the UK and Ireland! They launched the...

Irish Bestsellers 7th October 2017

Some really interesting new entries into the charts this week. This time of year is great for new releases! The biggest news of the week, of course, is the new...

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Iceland Writers Retreat – Registration Now Open
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Registration Deadline 31st October 2017 The Iceland Writers Retreat will take place April 11-15 2018 in Reykjavik. Registration is open on a first come, first served basis, and is open...

Mahvash Sabet shares 2017 PEN Pinter Prize with Michael Longley
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Bahá’í poet and teacher Mahvash Sabet has been named 2017 International Writer of Courage by Michael Longley at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony at the British Library. Longley was announced...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2017 Longlist Revealed
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We are delighted to reveal the longlist for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year – the stories are judged completely anonymously and our panel of shortlist judges Alison Lyons,...

Irish Bestsellers 30th September 2017

Another week, another set of bestseller charts marking the passing of time… We’ve got a very successful top 5 this week, with all of them clocking in over a thousand...

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize for Literature
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The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 has been awarded to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro. The citation reads that Ishiguro is an author “who, in novels of great emotional force,...

Angela Clarke’s Hilarious Author Interviews with a Twist
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Angela Clarke is The Sunday Times bestselling author of the Social Media Murder Series, including Follow Me, Watch Me, and Trust Me. Follow Me was named Amazon’s Rising Star Debut...

A Galway Author, an Academy Award Winner, a Screen Adaptation of Flash Fiction
Posted by Seamus Scanlon in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

  The Long Wet Grass film which started as a prize winning flash fiction piece (2011 Fish Anthology) and then went on to become an award winning one act play...