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UCD Library Collection Spotlight: International Dublin Literary Award 2017

A monthly online and print display highlighting our collections

International Dublin Literary Award 2017

The Shortlist Event

View a short video of highlights from the shortlist announcement.

International Dublin Literary Award 2017

The International DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The Award is sponsored by Dublin City Council, the municipal government of Dublin, and administered by Dublin City Public Libraries.

The Award aims to promote excellence in world literature. Nominations are submitted by library systems in major cities throughout the world. This is our third year showcasing this award here in UCD Library.

This year's winner will be announced on June 21.

The 2017 Shortlist

The complete list of longlist books can be found here.

The 2017 Shortlist

The Shortlist in UCD Library


We would like to acknowledge the generous donation from Dublin City Council of a selection of the long list titles to UCD Library, followed by the donation of multiple copies of the 10 shortlisted titles.