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Frank McGuinness's debut novel - one news item, two exciting strands

Frank McGuinness's debut novel - one news item, two exciting strands | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There are two equally exciting strands to the news that Frank McGuinness’s first novel will be published next month. McGuinness, renowned playwright and poet and, as Professor of Creative Writing a...
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Debut novelist longlisted for second prestigious book award - Independent.ie

Debut novelist longlisted for second prestigious book award - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IRISH author Donal Ryan's debut novel 'The Spinning Heart', which has already been longlisted for this year's Booker Prize, has now been longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. The award, worth £10,000, is the most prestigious annual award for new writers in Britain. The Booker winner will be announced in October and the Guardian winner in November. Tipperary-born writer Ryan's novel, completed two years ago, was turned down by 47 publishers before it was taken on by Lilliput Press in Dublin.
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