Irish Book Awards

Supported by

  • Bookselling Ireland
  • Ireland AM
  • Avoca
  • Irish Independent
  • Eason
  • Sunday Independent
  • Specsavers
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • National Book Awards
  • Dept 51 @ Eason

The Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year

A thriving literary culture will always produce new writers but by any standards, 2014 has been an exceptional year in Ireland. These six debutants have emerged from a quality field of new writers who look set to establish successful writing careers across the genres.

The winner