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  • The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015 Save 23%

    Paperback. Signed by twenty of the contributors... while stocks last!

    For over four decades The Hennessy Literary Awards have been a linchpin for successive generations of Irish writers to announce their arrival on the national and international stage. The awards are presented for work published on the famous New Irish Writing page, which has found a home in successive national Irish newspapers. Because this page only features work by writers yet to publish in book form, it invariably captures the excitement of an emerging generation on the cusp of acclaim.

    This anthology features a selection of twenty-five of the finest stories shortlisted for the Hennessy Awards over the past decade. Some writers have since gained wide recognition and some are still in the process of making their voices heard. These are the early – and, very often, the first – stories written by an exciting new wave of writers: an extraordinary, vibrant and dynamic explosion of talent that is changing the face of Irish fiction. The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015 is the third in a series of anthologies, edited once a decade by Dermot Bolger and Ciaran Carty, to capture each new generation of Irish writers as they emerge in print for the first time.

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