Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Irish Book Awards 2009

The nominations for the Irish Book Awards 2009 were announced this morning. The full list of categories and nominees can be found here.

I'll be watching the Childrens and Crime Awards with interest and, if there's any justice, Mr. S and the Secrets of Andorra's Box will romp home in the popular fiction award.

There are a lot of "obvious" nominations (Netherland, Secret Scripture, Mr. Whicher, White Tiger) but there some welcome inclusions in Tana French's The Likeness,David Park's The Truth Commissioner and Kevin Power's Bad Day in Blackrock among others.

Winners will be announced on May 6th.

1 comment:

Darren Craske said...

Hi Bob, Sorry for using this comment to contact you, but I only had your Dell email address. You might remember our emailing some time ago. I'm a fellow TFP'er by way of HarperCollins so we have a lot in common! My book The Equivoque Principle is due out in June after some delay and I'm so glad The 3rd Pig is still happening for you. Best of luck with that. If you fancy emailing me, it'd be nice to catch up. cheers
Darren Craske (corneliusquaint@hotmail.com)