West Cork Literary Festival: celebrating the short story

West Cork Literary Festival presents a celebration of the short story to mark the publication of Jan...

Sex, consumption, grief, and insecure attachments—Liz Quirke on Eat or We Both Starve

Mäda Primavesi (ca. 1912–1913) by Gustav Klimt. Original from The MET Museum. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel Eat or...

Books Ireland Trade News

Books Ireland Trade News—a monthly catch up on what's happening in the industry

Harper Collins to publish Gods Don’t Cry by Ellen Ryan

HarperCollins Ireland will publish Gods Don't Cry by Ellen Ryan in October

Under the Covers—Karen Harte

Illustrator of Milly McCarthy is a Complete Catastrophe, by Leona Forde (Gill Books), Karen Harte talks...

Little Island is first Irish publisher to make Carnegie Medal shortlist

The Eternal Return of Clara Hart by Louise Finch (Little Island) is shortlisted for the Carnegie...

The White Review Poet’s Prize Shortlist Announced

The White Review Poet's Prize shortlist has been announced.

From Cork to Chicago—strange parallels, and musical connections in new novel

Strange parallels, drama, and tragedy: Ronan O'Driscoll talks about how music led him to write his new novel, centred around the intriguing life of Chief O'Neill

Flash Fiction—Silent Water, by Rory Milhench

image rawpixel Silent Water, by Rory Milhench Kyle peels back the west-facing curtain...





The twelve books of Christmas—books to cosy up with this season

Catherine Murphy chooses twelve books of Christmas for those warm and cosy evenings over the festive season...


Review: Holy Shocking Saints, by Síne Quinn

Holy Shocking Saints: The Extraordinary Lives of Twelve Irish Saints

Book Signing: Vera Twomey – Charlie Byrnes, Sept 7

Vera Twomey, author of For Ava (published by Mercier Press), will be signing books, with guest With Guest...