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Poem of the Week: "Poem for Lara, 10" by Michael Hartnett

Poem of the Week: "Poem for Lara, 10" by Michael Hartnett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There is something powerful in offering a blessing to another person; the Irish are especially aware of that. In this piece, Michael Hartnett uses the beauty of the natural world to bless the beaut...
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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Kennys Bookshop has no margin for error | Ireland | The Sunday Times

Kennys Bookshop has no margin for error | Ireland | The Sunday Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tomás Kenny of Kennys Bookshop in Galway struggles to explain how he got involved in the family business, which marks its 80th anniversary today. For as long as he can remember, Kenny has always been
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'Snow': John Banville Imitates Himself

'Snow': John Banville Imitates Himself | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, John Banville has frankly apprenticed himself to the masters, including Henry James and Raymond Chandler. With his new novel, he’s come full circle.
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Watch: Dublin Book Festival - Marian Keyes in conversation

Watch: Dublin Book Festival - Marian Keyes in conversation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Join us for the Dublin City Libraries Readers' Day at Dublin Book Festival, with bestselling author and national treasure, Marian Keyes, in conversation with The Irish Times' Róisí
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Cartoon City by Ferdia Mac Anna - read an extract

Cartoon City by Ferdia Mac Anna - read an extract | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are delighted to present an extract from Ferdia Mac Anna's Cartoon City in celebration of its 20th anniversary reissue.
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John Banville: could I win the Booker Prize now as a straight, white male? 'I despise this woke movement.'

John Banville: could I win the Booker Prize now as a straight, white male? 'I despise this woke movement.' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'I despise this woke movement,' the 2005 Booker winner said
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Irish authors’ recipes to write home about

Irish authors’ recipes to write home about | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When not cooking up their next book, Irish writers work their magic in the kitchen
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Writer’s block: how to be creative even in crisis

Writer’s block: how to be creative even in crisis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
How do you overcome internal resistance and use the time you’ve set aside to create?
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BookBirds: a new podcast with Ciara Geraghty and Caroline Grace Cassidy

BookBirds: a new podcast with Ciara Geraghty and Caroline Grace Cassidy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Two writers and friends re-read books they loved then talk about them – simple as that
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Celebrating Eugene O’Neill on the anniversary of his death

Celebrating Eugene O’Neill on the anniversary of his death | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Acclaimed playwright Eugene O’Neill, a Nobel Laureate in Literature, died on this day November 27, 1953. We remember the "Long Day's Journey into Night" playwright by looking back on his most famous play and the parallels between this family and the Irish.
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Happy 100th anniversary to the poem that every writer needs to know

Happy 100th anniversary to the poem that every writer needs to know | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“The Second Coming,” by the Irish poet William Butler Yeats, offers many lessons in a year in which the world seems to be falling apart.
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Provost & President : Trinity College Dublin Announcing The Rooney Prize Winner - Stephen Sexton

Provost & President : Trinity College Dublin Announcing The Rooney Prize Winner - Stephen Sexton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
ADAPT Centre Site Review welcome
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As bookshops reopen, everyone involved takes stock

As bookshops reopen, everyone involved takes stock | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
For writers, publishers and retailers, the pandemic is presenting unusual challenges
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Evil, deep, crisp and even in Banville's whodunnit - Independent.ie

Evil, deep, crisp and even in Banville's whodunnit - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The year is 1957 and 'snow is general all over Ireland', our narrator tells his boss in John Banville's latest novel. The literary allusion to Joyce is one of many stylistic flourishes in Snow which signals that, while this is a police procedural, it is written by John Banville, who has himself killed off Benjamin Black, the nom de plume hitherto used to pen his crime capers.
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With His New Mystery Novel, John Banville Kills Off a Pen Name "Doesn't need that rascal anymore" - The New York Times

With His New Mystery Novel, John Banville Kills Off a Pen Name "Doesn't need that rascal anymore" - The New York Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“Snow” would normally have been published under the pseudonym Benjamin Black, but Banville says he doesn’t need that “rascal” anymore.

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Watch: RTÉ Arena from the Dublin Book Festival

Watch: RTÉ Arena from the Dublin Book Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tune in for an evening of conversation and music with RTÉ Radio 1's cultural guru, Seán Rocks, as he hosts a special all-star edition of RTÉ Arena celebrating this year's Dublin Boo
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The Book Show: Banville on Butler, and imaginary must-reads

The Book Show: Banville on Butler, and imaginary must-reads | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On The Book Show on RTÉ Radio 1 this week, John Banville tells us why we should read the essays of Hubert Butler.
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Best fiction of 2020 | Best books of the year | The Guardian

Best fiction of 2020 | Best books of the year | The Guardian | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hilary Mantel, Ali Smith and Tsitsi Dangarembga completed landmark series, Martin Amis turned to autofiction and Elena Ferrante returned to Naples – plus a host of brilliant debuts
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Stephen Sexton wins Rooney Prize and Jim McElroy wins Francis Ledwidge award

Stephen Sexton wins Rooney Prize and Jim McElroy wins Francis Ledwidge award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A preview of Saturday’s books pages and a roundup of the latest literary news
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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin wins 1573 International Poetry Award | Books Ireland

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin wins 1573 International Poetry Award | Books Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Louise O’Neill: ‘If someone trusts you enough to send an intimate photo, respect that trust. Talk to your sons, rather than warning your daughters’

Louise O’Neill: ‘If someone trusts you enough to send an intimate photo, respect that trust. Talk to your sons, rather than warning your daughters’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"I have tried to explain that in criticising the patriarchy, I am not targeting individual men (#NotAllMen) but the societal structure as a whol
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New & Noteworthy Poetry, From Eavan Boland to the African-American Canon - The New York Times

New & Noteworthy Poetry, From Eavan Boland to the African-American Canon - The New York Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A selection of recent poetry titles; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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RTÉ Arena presents a Dublin Book Festival special

RTÉ Arena presents a Dublin Book Festival special | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On Friday evening (November 25th) at 7 pm, Dublin Book Festival and RTE Arena will broadcast a special edition celebrating this year's Dublin Boo
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An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 winners revealed

An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 winners revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Donal Ryan, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Graham Norton, Luke O’Neill and Dara McAnulty among winners
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