Novel Fair 2022 open for submissions

Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2022 open for submissions.

Under the covers—Sarah O’Flaherty on the joy of a blank slate

Not just a pretty picture—Sarah O'Flaherty talks about the collaborative process of good cover design, and the joy of a blank slate for the next Under the Covers

Bumper crop of new titles for September—First Flush

Forthcoming titles for September listed in First Flush.

New imprint releases first novel— Cathal Póirtéir on Madame Lazare, by...

As the first book from a new imprint it's impossible to resist the proverb 'Tús maith, leath na hoibre.'—Cathal Póirtéir on Madam Lazare, by Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin (Barzaz).

Winners of Trócaire Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition 2021 announced 

Poetry Ireland and Trócaire announce the winners of the 2021 poetry competition, which this year had the theme ‘Pathways to Peace’. 

Who was George Berkeley? Kenneth L. Pearce on a book that...

Who was George Berkeley? —Kenneth L. Pearce on a new book about Ireland's most renowned philosopher.

Portlaoise—a visual history

Portlaoise—a visual history. Extract and images from new book by local historian Joe Curtis, published by Wordwell.

Penguin acquires Ulysses Unbound by Terence Killeen

Penguin Press has acquired Ulysses Unbound by Terence Killeen from Irish publisher Wordwell.

Irish Language Book Awards shortlist—a landscape of excellence

The shortlist for the Irish Language Book Awards has been announced by An tOireachtas, in conjunction with Foras na Gaeilge

The butterfly effect—old Irish myth flies to Laos

An Féileacán Agus An Rí (The Butterfly and the King) published by Futa Fata has flown all the way to Laos.