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UCD Library Collection Spotlight: The New Laureate for Irish Fiction

A regularly changing online and print display from our collections

The Laureate for Irish Fiction is developed by the Arts Council and supported by UCD, New York University and the Irish Times

                                   

Irish Fiction

Laureate for Irish Fiction Winner Anne Enright

The Laureate for Irish Fiction is Developed & Supported By

2007 Man Booker Prize winner

UCD Library supports the Laureate for Irish Fiction

Our Library Spotlight display features works by Enright from the Library's collection, and can be found on Level 1 of the James Joyce Library, at the foot of the stairs.


Books by Anne Enright in UCD Library

The Laureate for Irish Fiction: Anne Enright

The Laureate for Irish Fiction is a new award to honour an outstanding Irish fiction writer of national and international distinction. The winner will work to promote Irish literature at home and abroad. The award has been developed by the Arts Council of Ireland, and is supported by University College Dublin, New York University and the Irish Times.

The winner of this award is Anne Enright, author of nine books and past recipient of the Man Booker Prize (2007) for her novel The Gathering. In addition to receiving €150,000, and over a period of three years, Enright will teach creative writing to students at UCD and New York University, develop her own work and participate in a number of major events and promotions.

photo credit: Domnick Walsh

What's Involved in Choosing a Laureate?

This Irish Times article (published Monday, Jan 26, 2015) describes the qualities the selection panel look for in choosing a Laureate.

Anne Enright in UCD Library

The following is a list of works by or about Anne Enright in our catalogue. A selection are now on display on our Spotlight shelves on Level 1 of the James Joyce Library. Borrow one today!

Books edited by or about Anne Enright