Welcome to the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards
The Irish Book Awards will be announcing a new chapter of our development at the end of June.
To accommodate the announcement of a new headline sponsor and a new promotional campaign, we will be now accepting submissions from publishers after 27th June.
The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards was founded to celebrate and promote Irish writing to the widest range of readers possible. Each year it brings together a huge community passionate about books – readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians – to recognise and celebrate the very best of Irish writing talent.
Key dates for 2017:
Submissions open – 1st June
Submissions close – 7th September
Shortlist launch – 2nd November
Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017 – 28th November