Irish Book Awards

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Post
  • writing.ie
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • Onside
  • Eurospar
  • Specsavers
  • Sunday Independent
  • Ireland AM
  • Irish Independent
  • Eason Book Club
  • thejournal.ie
  • National Book Awards
  • Books Are My Bag
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Listowel Writers’ Week

Welcome to the An Post Irish Book Awards

AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 WINNERS 

Notes to Self by Emilie Pine, a book written in a collection of vivid and powerful essays, has been voted the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018.

An Post, the nation’s postal services provider, has signed a three year headline sponsorship agreement with the Irish Book Awards, opening a new chapter in the history of one of Ireland’s most distinguished and popular literary events. This new partnership with An Post promises to be a wonderful fit for the awards and we are delighted to team up with a nationally recognised brand of such historical distinction, a sponsor who shares our goals and ambitions for the advancement of books and reading in Ireland. Together we intend to spread the word about our unique literary culture with renewed energy and commitment.

The Irish Book Awards have become a landmark event in the Irish bookselling calendar, supported by the entire industry and, with An Post on board as the headline sponsor, we will bring the event to an exciting new level, celebrating the vibrancy of the Irish book business.  To Ireland’s readers, writers, publishers, booksellers and librarians, we invite you to join with us in celebrating the birth of The An Post Irish Book Awards.

Irish Book Awards 2018 Full Show from Another Avenue on Vimeo.

Key dates:

Submissions for the 2019 awards will be accepted from 1st June 2019

 

Latest news from the awards

Notes to Self by Emilie Pine Named An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018

January 29, 2019

Notes to Self  by Emilie Pine, a book written in a collection of vivid and powerful essays, has been voted the ‘An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018’. The ‘An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018’ was chosen by a public vote from the list of category winner …

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Notes to Self by Emilie Pine Named An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018

Winners of The An Post Irish Book Awards 2018 Revealed

November 27, 2018

Sally Rooney, Liz Nugent, James Kavanagh & William Murray, Emilie Pine, Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen, Cora Staunton, Sarah Webb, Lynn Ruane, Roger O’Reilly, Diarmuid Johnson and Peter Donnelly among the winners. It is an exceptionally strong ye …

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Winners of The An Post Irish Book Awards 2018 Revealed

Shortlist unveiled for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018

October 25, 2018

Shortlist includes Donal Ryan, Anna Burns, Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen, Sally Rooney, Ryan Tubridy, Robert Ballagh, Liz Nugent, Graham Norton, Niall Breslin, Matt Cooper, Mary Robinson, Des Cahill, Emilie Pine, James Kavanagh & William Murray, …

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Shortlist unveiled for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018

An Post’s Unveils National Campaign #ReadersWanted

September 24, 2018

Today An Post unveils #ReadersWanted, a national campaign which celebrates the value and joy of reading and encourages everyone to pick up more books, more often.  The campaign is in support of An Post’s sponsorship of the Irish Book Awards and runs ac …

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An Post’s Unveils National Campaign #ReadersWanted