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Lisa McInerney Wins 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction!
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Irish author Lisa McInerney was announced the winner of the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel The Glorious Heresies this evening (8th June 2016) at the Clore Ballroom,...

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A Cinderella With Attitude is Caterpillar Children’s Poetry Prize Winner
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The winner of this year’s Caterpillar Poetry Prize  is Laura Mucha, for her poem written in the form of a parting note from Cinderella to her ‘Dear Ugly Sisters’. The...

Irish Bestsellers 28th May 2016

David Walliams has stormed back to the top of the charts, with The World’s Worst Children tussling with The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. And we’re chuffed to see Little Bones by Writing.ie’s...

The Pigeonhole: Serialising a Novel
Posted by Sarah Ream in > The Big Idea

The Pigeonhole is a made-for-mobile digital book club. Its books are delivered in instalments straight to a reader’s virtual bookshelf on The Pigeonhole website or iOS app. Here, The Pigeonhole’s commissioning...

Irish Bestsellers 21st May 2016

It’s been quite a busy week at Writing.ie and Inkwell HQ as you will see – this week there are some new titles in the charts including the fabulous The...

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International Literature Festival Dublin Getting Published Conference 2016
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This year, running in conjunction with Date With An Agent, The International Literature Festival Dublin and Writing.ie are running a full one day conference focusing on Getting Published. Bringing in experts...

26th CBI Book of the Year Award Winner Announced
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Author Sarah Crossan has won the 26th CBI Book of the Year Award and is the fourth author ever to win both the Book of the Year Award and the...

Irish Bestsellers 14th May 2016

The Girl on the Train has vaulted back into the top spot this week, just knocking JoJo Moyes down into second place with Me Before You. It’s great to see Anne Enright once...

PJ Lynch: The New Laureate na nÓg
Posted by Jenny Duffy in > News for Writers

Yesterday (17th May 2016)  PJ Lynch was announced as the new Laureate na nÓg, or Irish Children’s Laureate, for 2016-2018, following in the footsteps of Siobhán Parkinson, Niamh Sharkey and...

Irish Bestsellers 7th May 2016

There’ a real mixture of genre in this week’s Top 20 with some much loved fiction making a return visit from Anne Enright and Sheila O’Flanagan. Claudia Carroll’s fabulous All...