Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Impac literary award shortlist named

12th April 2010


The shortlist for the International Impac Dublin Literary Award has been unveiled, with works by three British authors featured among the eight nominations.

Zoe Heller's The Believers, In Zodiac Light by Robert Edric and Ross Raisin's God's Own Country are the UK books competing for the 100,000 euro (GBP 87,600) prize.

In addition, three of the shortlisted titles have been translated into English from their original language - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, Christoph Hein's Settlement and The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker.

Netherland by Joseph O'Neill and Marilynne Robinson's Home are the remaining novels on the shortlist, with the winner to be named on June 17th by Dublin's lord mayor Emer Costello, the award's patron.

Judges for the prize include children's writer Anne Fine, Russian author Anatoly Kudryavitsky, Djibouti-born novelist Abdourahman Waberi, South African writer Zoe Wicomb and Eve Patten, senior lecturer in English literature at Trinity College, Dublin.

Last year, Michael Thomas won the Impac literary award for his Man Gone Down, with the judges praising the author's 'enthralling voice and startling insight'.

Latest Blog
The Lost City of Z and other Explorers' Tales
23/03/2017

As the film is released of The Lost City of Z, we take a look at other Explorers' Tales. Plus, see some footage from the film intercut with readings by Charlie Hunnam from The Lost City of Z.

Sally Emerson Relives Her Life
21/03/2017

Are the novels Fire Child and Heat still shocking? They certainly are, says their author Sally Emerson, six of whose novels are being republished this year.

How Eating Well can lead to Living Better
20/03/2017

Myles Hopper describes how and why the pair became preoccupied with healthy eating.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd