Impac prize

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Andrew Miller: ‘Writing is how you transform yourself, the world. It’s your politics’
The books interview: his debut won a major prize, but his career path hasn’t always been smooth. He talks writer’s block, meditation and 18th-century underwear

Lisa Allardice

24, Aug, 2018 @10:01 AM

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My hero: Jim Crace by Daniel Hahn
Jim Crace is a genius. I have read Harvest, which has just won the Impac prize, three times – and I still don’t know how he does it

Daniel Hahn

20, Jun, 2015 @1:00 PM

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Impac prize goes to 'consummate wordsmith' Jim Crace for Harvest
€100,000 award taken by Booker-shortlisted novel about the last days of an English village

Alison Flood

17, Jun, 2015 @10:44 AM

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Beyond the Booker: in defence of the literary prize
Philip Hensher has taken aim at the current glut of book awards. But the gongs are here to stay

Claire Armitstead

05, Jun, 2015 @4:52 PM

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Impac Dublin prize shortlist spans continents
Jim Crace joins international finalists including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Man Booker winner Richard Flanagan

Alison Flood

15, Apr, 2015 @10:17 AM

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Small world: Impac prize’s version of global literature is distinctly parochial
With just two nominations from the whole of Africa and South America, the prize’s reach is far more limited than it at first appears, says Marcia Lynx Qualey

Marcia Lynx Qualey

27, Nov, 2014 @10:48 AM

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JK Rowling's alter ego makes longlist for €100,000 Impac award
The Harry Potter author, writing as Robert Galbraith, joins 141 other novelists among the nominees for lucrative prize

Alison Flood

25, Nov, 2014 @12:58 PM

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Impac prize judge Maya Jaggi: how we chose this year's winner
Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez is not a lone talent, but part of a rising generation of authors just hitting their stride, writes Maya Jaggi

Maya Jaggi

12, Jun, 2014 @12:07 PM

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Impac Dublin award goes to Juan Gabriel Vásquez
The Sound of Things Falling, a 'consummate literary thriller', takes €100,000 international prize for fiction

Alison Flood

12, Jun, 2014 @11:17 AM

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Impac prize shortlist pits newcomers Flanery and Ryan against big names

Alison Flood: Karl Ove Knausgaard and Juan Gabriel Vásquez vie with debutants Donal Ryan and Patrick Flanery for €100,000 award

Alison Flood

10, Apr, 2014 @6:30 AM

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Impac longlist goes further than other prizes
Dublin award lineup has room for novels from 17 languages, opening window on best world literature, says Tash Aw, one of the judges

Tash Aw

14, Nov, 2013 @8:30 AM

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Ireland's Kevin Barry wins Impac award

Irish writer beats Houellebecq and Murakami to prize, with novel about homicidal teenage hipsters in a future stripped of technology

Richard Lea

07, Jun, 2013 @12:09 PM

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