Congratulations Kevin Barry on winning the International Impac Dublin Literary Award!

Barry, Kevin (Hugh O'Conor)

 

Writers Read had the pleasure of hosting Kevin Barry last March and hear him read from his new novel City of Bohane. We warmly congratulate the author on his achievement. Impac judges describe Barry’s vision of Ireland in 2053 as “a place you may not want to be alive in, but you’ll certainly relish reading about. This is not a future of shiny technology but one in which history turns in circles and quirks an eyebrow at the idea of ‘progress’.”

Read more here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/jun/07/kevin-barry-impac-award

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