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Irish Bestsellers 20th August 2016

This week our eye was caught by a fascinating book that has jumped in at No 3 in the hardback non-fiction chart The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human...

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards New Poetry Category
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Submissions are now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’   The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are delighted to announce the addition of a new...

Irish Bestsellers 13th August 2016

After sales records last week The Cursed Child is still leading the bestseller list with Girl on the Train in No 2. And new arrival Derval O’Rourke’s The Fit Foodie...

Irish Bestsellers 6th August 2016

No prizes for guessing what’s topping the bestsellers chart this week! With an astronomical 35ooo+ sales in its first week, nothing else in the charts is even close to Harry Potter and...

Why No Statue for Bram Stoker?
Posted by Robert Craven in > The Big Idea

I’ve long been a fan of vampires; ‘Dracula’ being one of my favourite reads along with ‘Salem’s Lot’, I recently read Dennis McIntyre’s ‘Bram Stoker and the Irishness of Dracula’;...

Irish Bestsellers 30th July 2016

There’s not a huge amount of movement this week, possibly the lull before the return of a certain wizard on the 31st? We are pleased to see, though, the paperback...

University of Limerick Offers €20,000 Writers Fellowship
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Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation across all genres (eg fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, film) for the Arts Council/ University of Limerick Writer’s Fellowship which is...

Irish Bestsellers 23rd July 2016

There’s a bit of movement in the charts this week with new entries into the Top 10. Dead to Me by Lesley Pearce has jumped in at No. 5, while Liz Nugent...

And The Scream Is Real! Cut To The Bone Booktrailer Reveal
Posted by Alex Caan in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Cut To The Bone is the latest exciting release from Bonnier’s Twenty7 imprint – only founded a year ago, Bonnier’s new adult fiction wing is headed by Quercus founder Mark...

Irish Bestsellers 16th July 2016

It’s hot, it’s the middle of summer, and it’s time to lie down somewhere cool with a bestseller, so take a look at this week’s charts to help you pick...