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Three Irish novelists on tenterhooks over Booker shortlist

Three Irish novelists on tenterhooks over Booker shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Donal Ryan, Colm Tóibín and Colum McCann hope to be among six nominees
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The Irish Literary Times

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The Irish Literary Times provides up-to-date coverage of Irish literary news and events in a magazine format via articles available online.

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish poet and novelist now living in Canada. His new novel is Charlie Tallulah (Oberon Press). His most recent collection of poetry is Games of Chance:A Gambler`s Manual (Oberon Press). His novel The Eskimo in the Net (Marion Boyars Publishers) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award and was selected by the Literary Editor of the Daily Express  as his Book of the Year “scandalously ignored by the Man Booker judges...”.

 

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Michael Longley on The T S Eliot Prize Shortlist - Poetry Book Society

Michael Longley on The T S Eliot Prize Shortlist - Poetry Book Society | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Poetry Book Society was founded by T S Eliot in 1953. We are a unique poetry society, providing guidance and discounts on the very best contemporary poetry.
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Play it again, Godot: Luke Mullins on taking his Lucky to London

Play it again, Godot: Luke Mullins on taking his Lucky to London | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The award-winning supporting actor turned leading man on redoing Beckett at the Barbican and his new role as a rabbit Sydney will be Waiting for Godot in London Remounting a show even a hugely successful sell-out has its own challenges, says...
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Rebellious French cross-dresser played an overlooked role in shaping Oscar ... - Stanford Report

Rebellious French cross-dresser played an overlooked role in shaping Oscar ... - Stanford Report | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An archival discovery by Stanford literary scholar Petra Dierkes-Thrun reveals how Wilde's close ties to a gender-bending Parisian publisher and her transnational network of queer artists helped ensure his posthumous fame.
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Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards

Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - It was a great day for the Irish at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday as a new production of Brian Friel's
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Bookseller, writer and musician receive honorary degrees at NUI Galway

Bookseller, writer and musician receive honorary degrees at NUI Galway | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Former Magdalen novitiate proof that “the lone individual can make a difference”
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Life of poet is work in progress

Life of poet is work in progress | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A powerful new book on the life of Derek Mahon sent Thomas McCarthy back to Mahon’s four key works, The Yaddo Letter, The Hudson Letter, The Yellow Book and Harbour Lights.
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Myth and experience: the poetry of Eavan Boland

Myth and experience: the poetry of Eavan Boland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The distance between the early and later collections of the poet, who is 70 next week, marks the changing landscapes of her life
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Civilisation and Culture - Incompatible Bedfellows? by Jack Harte

Civilisation and Culture  -  Incompatible Bedfellows? by Jack Harte | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This is a talk I gave at the World Philosophical Forum in Athens on 1 October, 2014   The road to world civilisation and global citizenship seems to get bumpier with every passing year. The ap...
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Fiction Review Greetings, Hero by Aiden O’Reilly

Fiction Review Greetings, Hero by Aiden O’Reilly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Greetings Hero Review Aiden O'Reilly Honest Publishing
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Nominations for Irish Laureate for Fiction Revealed

Nominations for Irish Laureate for Fiction Revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In July, the Arts Council wrote to organisations and individuals across the country, asking for their nominations for the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction. The closing date for receipt of nominations was 3 October 2014, and they received 119 submissions from bookshops, libraries, book clubs, arts organisations, poets and playwrights. A total of 34 writers were nominated for this honour - these are they! Anne Enright Anne Haverty Belinda McKeon Bernard MacLaverty Catherine Dunne Christine Dwy
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Bracing encounter with icy depths: The Surfacing, by Cormac James

Bracing encounter with icy depths: The Surfacing, by Cormac James | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Highly original and poetic story of isolation and responsibility upon the sea
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Irish Poet Paul Muldoon at McFarlin Fellow Event

Irish Poet Paul Muldoon at McFarlin Fellow Event | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce the upcoming McFarlin Fellows event "One Thousand Things Worth Knowing: A Poetry Reading by Paul Muldoon," on October 23rd, 2014.
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Seanachies: keepers of Ireland's rich folklore heritage (IrishCentral)

Seanachies: keepers of Ireland's rich folklore heritage (IrishCentral) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Maureen Donachie

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

These bards helped maintain Celtic culture for over 2,000 years. Read more
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Entering The Mare and other poems by Katie Donovan

Entering The Mare and other poems by Katie Donovan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Entering the Mare   (The inauguration of an Irish chieftain, as observed by Gerald of Wales in the 12th century)   She stamps and shivers, her white coat vainly shrugging, as the would-be chieftain plunges in, burying deep his puny, acrid...
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► VIDEO: Michael Harding: the chronicles of ordinary life in Ireland

► VIDEO: Michael Harding: the chronicles of ordinary life in Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael Harding reflects on finding inspiration in the ordinary and how accidental incidents can be used to chronicle the Irish life. Video: Enda O' Dowd
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In my library: Colum McCann

In my library: Colum McCann | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It was a brave act, even for a writer hailed for his compassion: When Colum McCann saw a woman being attacked last month on a New Haven, Conn., sidewalk, he ran to her aid. For his trouble, the pri...
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The Believer - Interview with Eavan Boland “A Vocabulary of Belonging”

The Believer - Interview with Eavan Boland “A Vocabulary of Belonging” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From the Believer magazine.
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The O'Brien Press - Surge - New Writing from Ireland Introduction by Frank McGuinness

The O'Brien Press - Surge - New Writing from Ireland Introduction by Frank McGuinness | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Surge - New Writing from Ireland
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Irish writers John Boyne, Roddy Doyle, and Sarah Crossan have been nominated The Carnegie Medal for 2015

Irish writers John Boyne, Roddy Doyle, and Sarah Crossan have been nominated The Carnegie Medal for 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish writers John Boyne, Roddy Doyle, and Sarah Crossan have been nominated The Carnegie Medal for 2015
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April in New Hope: New Poem by Paul Muldoon to mark John Berryman's centenary

April in New Hope: New Poem by Paul Muldoon to mark John Berryman's centenary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

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The Irish Times Book Club-Michael Harding Podcast

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Join the Irish Times Book Club to discuss literature, books and writing styles with your favourite authors and fellow readers
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