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# literary - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Mike McCormack's 'brave, challenging' book Solar Bones wins €100k Dublin Literary Award

McCormack was nominated alongside writers like Eimear McBride, Han Kang and Elizabeth Strout.

# literary - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

# literary - Saturday 1 April, 2017

An award-winning short story before bedtime: The Taking of Mrs Kennedy

Read the winner of the Emerging Fiction category in this year’s Hennessy Literary Awards.

# literary - Monday 21 November, 2016

Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize

Books from John Banville, Edna O’Brien and Anne Enright make the list.

# literary - Monday 9 November, 2015

These 7 Irish novels have been nominated for the world's most valuable literary prize

160 books were nominated by libraries in 118 cities and 44 countries worldwide.

# literary - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Can You Fill In The Words In These Literary Sex Scenes? Novel Quiz

Can You Fill In The Words In These Literary Sex Scenes?

How well do you know bad sex writing? Test yourself.

# literary - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week

And Marian Keyes will be there.

# literary - Monday 20 October, 2014

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award

The winner will receive €150,000 over three years and is set to be announced in January next year.

# literary - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane wins the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

Kevin Barry is the third Irish author to win the coveted €100,000 literary prize, taking up good company with previous winners Colm Tóibín and Colum McCann

# literary - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Will Self and Hilary Mantel make Booker prize shortlist

The shortlist contains more new writers and debut novels than in previous years. Have you read any of them?