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New Writing from Ireland published on 12 September 2014

New Writing from Ireland provides a snapshot of contemporary Irish writing. It is distributed to publishers, literary agents and translators around the world at major publishing events such as the...
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Joyce Scholarship and Looren Residency 2015

CALLING ALL JAMES JOYCE TRANSLATORS
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Ma Ainong Wins the Inaugural Irish Literature Translation Prize for Claire Keegan's 'Walk the Blue Fields'

Ireland Literature Exchange is delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural Irish-Chinese Literature Translation Prize, 2014.
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New Flash Fiction Competition: Flash Europa 28

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Call for applications to exhibit at FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR 2014

Ireland Literature Exchange invites expressions of interest from Irish publishers to exhibit and to promote their titles at the IRELAND at FRANKFURT stand at Frankfurt Book Fair, which takes place...
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International Artist-in-Residences at Récollets (Paris)

The City of Paris and the Institut français, France’s international agency for foreign cultural action, offer an artist-in-residence program (visual and performing arts, literature) dedicated to established foreign artists and...
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TRANSLATING IRELAND: Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright & Hugo Hamilton + Doireann Ní Bhriain

Proudly presented by Ireland Literature Exchange in association with Dublin Writers Festival
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TRANSLATION TALKS: Bernhard Robben in conversation with Rachel McNicholl

Proudly presented by Ireland Literature Exchange and the Centre for Literary Translation, Trinity College Dublin
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Max Geilinger Translation Grants :: Translation House Looren, Switzerland

 
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Sinéad Morrissey wins 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry

Irish poet, Sinéad Morrissey, has won the 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry. Considered to be the most prestigous prize in poetry in Britain, the TS Eliot is presented annually...
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Writer of the City of Graz: Call for Applications for Literature Scholarship

The city of Graz has issued a call for applications to a Literature Scholarship called 'Writer of the City of Graz', for the period September 1st 2014 until August 31st 2015, which is...
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Irish author Marita Conlon-McKenna participates in the International Festival of Children’s Books and Authors, Shanghai, China, November 2013

It was with great pleasure that Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE) accepted an invitation to attend the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) this year.
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Sinéad Morrissey and Maurice Riordan nominated for the 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry

The shortlist for 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry was announced on 24 October and it features two Irish collections of poetry.
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TRANSLATION SLAM in Dublin :: Friday, 27 September

On Discover Research Dublin night — 27 September 2013 — the Centre for Literary Translation, Trinity College Dublin (of which ILE is a partner) is hosting a TRANSLATION SLAM to showcase translation as...
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ILE joins the new Centre for Literary Translation, TCD

THE CENTRE FOR LITERARY TRANSLATION is a newly established partnership between Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE), Dalkey Archive Press, the Oscar Wilde Centre and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Trinity College...
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ILE and the Council of the European Union

As part of Ireland's hosting the Council of the European Union between January and June 2013, Ireland Literature Exchange has donated over four hundred first editions of Irish literature in translation from...
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Roma Kid by Kevin Barry, published exclusively by ILE

Roma Kid, a short story by the award-winning Irish writer Kevin Barry, has been granted exclusively to Ireland Literature Exchange for a limited time to mark our key role in...
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POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE

FOR A FREE SET OF POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, SEND US AN EMAIL AT eventsATirelandliteratureDOTcom AND TELL US HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THEM! WE'LL POST A SET TO YOU. 
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Four Fiction Fridays

Ireland Literature Exchange, in collaboration with Dublin City Public Libraries, is pleased to announce a series of lunchtime readings by award-winning Irish writers, taking place in Dublin City Public Library,...
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Maggie O'Farrell Wins 2010 Costa Novel Award

Irish author Maggie O'Farrell has won the 2010 Costa Novel Award for her book The Hand that First Held Mine.
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Seamus Heaney wins Forward Poetry Prize for Human Chain

Ireland Literature Exchange wishes to extend warm congratulations to Seamus Heaney, who was awarded the 2010 Forward Poetry Prize for his most recent collection, Human Chain.
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National Campaign for the Arts latest video

The National Campaign for the Arts has posted a new video about the National Day of Action which takes place on 17th of September 2010.
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Kevin Barry at the European Short Story Festival, Zagreb, 2010

Irish short story writer, Kevin Barry, attended the Festival of the European Short Story in Zagreb this year.
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Irish Poetry in Translation on the Web: Clarification

It has come to the attention of Ireland Literature Exchange that misinformation has circulated in certain territories of the world in relation to ILE's position regarding the posting/publishing of Irish...
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Dublin Named UNESCO City of Literature

Dublin has become only the fourth city in the world to be named a UNESCO City of Literature.
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Harry Clifton named Ireland's Professor of Poetry 2010–2013

ILE would like to congratulate Harry Clifton who has been appointed Ireland's next Professor of Poetry, a position he will hold until 2013.
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Eiléan Ní­ Chuilleanáin wins the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry 2010

ILE extends warmest congratulations to the Irish poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, who was named the International winner of the tenth annual Griffin Poetry Prize.
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Siobhán Parkinson becomes Ireland's first Laureate for Children's Literature

ILE would like to extend our warmest and most hearty congratulations to Siobhán Parkinson, who became Ireland's first Laureate na nÓg at a special event at the Arts Council on Monday,...
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Brendan Kennelly receives the Irish PEN Award for Contribution to Irish Literature

Brendan Kennelly has been announced as the 2010 recipient of the Irish PEN Award for Contribution to Irish Literature.
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