Posts Tagged ‘Literary Award’

My Name Is Red

Turkish Writer Orhan Pamuk wins IMPAC Award. ℘℘℘ Dublin: The IMPAC Literary Award was presented on June 14 to Orhan Pamuk for his book My Name Is Red. Worth 100,000 euros, the IMPAC award is considered the most generous literary prize in the world. The winning book, by the Turkish writer and author of sixRead more..

The Richest Book Prize

The winner of the annual International IMPAC Dublin literary award was announced on May 13 in Dublin as Michel Houellebecq for his novel Atomised. In this sixth year since the award’s inception, nominees included well–known authors and Booker Prize winners, Margaret Atwood for The Blind Assassin, Peter Carey for The True History o the Kelly Gang, and Irish writerRead more..

Billy Collins as Soul Friend

A visit to Ireland with Poet Laureate Billy Collins. ℘℘℘ What draws an assortment of poets to Ireland to study with Billy Collins? If you’ve been to the Beara Peninsula, you understand the allure of this mountainous region in West Cork; if you are familiar with Billy Collins’ poetry, its quirky bends and heart-stopping imagery,Read more..