John Toomey’s novel, Slipping, published by Dalkey Archive Press, has won the International Rubery Award for Fiction 2017, the largest prize for independent authors and publishers. The judges described the novel by the Dublin schoolteacher as “compelling reading…The prose is beautiful and Read on! →
‘I always wanted to write stories – but back when I started, no one would get a story collection published if they hadn’t published a novel.” So says Alannah Hopkin, novelist, travel writer and critic. And so she went “the Read on! →
“At some point in the summer of 1977, roughly eight months into a nightshift factory job in Grenoble, I woke up hungover one sweltering afternoon and decided to phone a close German friend, or perhaps it was my ex in Read on! →
Joe Milazzo of Entropy conducted an interview with NOVEMBER author, Christopher Woodall, through February to March 2017. Read his introduction below and enjoy the full interview online at Entropy. Christopher Woodall’s November (Dalkey Archive) is a big book. I knew that going in, and, Read on! →
BOOK LAUNCH for Alannah Hopkin’s THE DOGS OF INISHERE Tuesday, April 18th – 20:30-21:30 Cork City Library Free, Public Event Event Details RSVP on our Facebook page CORK WORLD BOOK FEST: Eileen Battersby in conversation with Eibhear Walshe Saturday, Read on! →
The launch for Alannah Hopkin’s short story collection, THE DOGS OF INISHERE, will be hosted by journalist and writer Mary Kenny. The event is free and open to the public. Date: April 18, 2017 Time: 8:30 PM Location: Cork City Read on! →
An excerpt from John Toomey’s new release, SLIPPING, is available online at RTE.ie.
The following interview was placed in the advance galleys of NOVEMBER, by Christopher Woodall. Why choose fourteen working-class men in France during the 1970s as the subject matter for your novel? What in particular attracted you to that setting and Read on! →
I was asked where Grattan and Me came from. I still have to think about that a bit. The writing influences are many. … I took the liberty of adding a couple of extra layers. Narrator, foreword writer, inner editor, and others Read on! →
On November 30, the Jarrold Department Store in Norwich will host author Christopher Woodall at an event celebrating the launch of his debut novel, NOVEMBER. For more information about the event and where you can get tickets, click here.