It's been a very successful week for Colin Barrett, author of our latest book Young Skins. First up, he was nominated in both the Best Newcomer and Best Short Story categories of the Irish Book Awards. And now Colin's agent Lucy Luck has secured publishing deals with Jonathan Cape UK and Grove Atlantic US for his debut novel and also for US and UK editions of Young Skins. Declan Meade of Stinging Fly Press welcomes this latest development 'This is great news for Colin and for his remarkable book of stories. It's also great news for readers in the UK and US who will have now have a better opportunity to discover this wonderfully talented new writer.'