Monthly Archives: January 2010

Munster, Ireland Top 10 Booksales -Jan 20th 2010

Top 10 Books 1. Going Home by Colm Keane 2. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin 3. Let The Great World Spin by Colum Mc Cann 4. The Choice by Susan Lewis 5. O Hara Affair by Kate Thompson 6. Girl With … Continue reading

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Cork Wins Trophies at BT Scientist

Cork Wins Trophies At BT Science Exhibition by Annette J Dunlea in Carrigdhoun Newspaper 30th Jan 2010 p.19 BT recently hosted it’s 10th Young Scientist Awards. It attracted 37,000 visitors and over 1,588 projects from the 32 counties. BT announced … Continue reading

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The Bridgestone Irish Food Guide 2010 Launched Today

  Title: The Bridgestone Irish Food Guide (The Bridgestone Guides)   Authors:  John McKenna and Sally McKenna (Paperback – 25 Feb 2010)   Paperback: 536 pages Publisher: Estragon Press; 9 edition (25 Feb 2010) Language English ISBN-10: 1906927006 ISBN-13: 978-1906927004 … Continue reading

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National Library of Ireland – Online Exhibitions and Digitalization of Stock

http://www.nli.ie/en/homepage.aspx The National Library of Ireland Kildare Street Dublin 2. Telephone: +353 (0)1 603 0213 Fax: +353 (0)1 661 2523 Email: info@nli.ie (For enquiries about our collections, opening hours and admission procedures.) Reader Services The National Library of Ireland Kildare Street … Continue reading

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Literary Prizes

http://www.scaruffi.com/fiction/litprize.html Whitbread/ Costa Prize (january) Nordic Council Prize (february) Premio Cervantes (april) Pulitzer Prize (april) Somerset Maugham Award (may) Isola d’Elba (june) Premio Strega (july) Premio Gallegos (july, every other year) Premio Campiello (august) Nobel Prize for Literature (october) Booker … Continue reading

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Melbourne Prize For Literature

http://www.middlemiss.org/matilda/2009/09/2009-melbourne-prize-for-literature-shortlists.html 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature Shortlists By Perry Middlemiss on September 16, 2009 3:53 PM | No TrackBacks The finalists for the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature have been announced.  You can read further details of the awards here.  … Continue reading

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Writers Guild Awards – UK

http://www.writersguild.org.uk/public/003_WritersGuil/397_WGGBNewsGui.html Writers’ Guild Awards 2009 The winners of the 2009 Guild Awards were announced at a ceremony in London on 29 November.  (Photos by Simon Denton for WGGB) The winners were: Television comedy / light entertainment: Guy Jenkin and Andy … Continue reading

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World Fantasy Awards

http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/ 2009 World Fantasy Award Winners & Nominees Final Ballot covering the 2008 Award Year 2009 World Fantasy Awards Ballot The World Fantasy Convention 2009 was held in San Jose, California. Judges were Jenny Blackford, Peter Heck, Ellen Klages, Chris … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Giller Prize

http://www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/ 2009 Winner : The Bishop’s Man by Linden Mac Intyre NEWS Linden MacIntyre Wins the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize – 10-Nov-09 Where to Find the Scotiabank Giller Prize on Television – 09-Nov-09 LeDrew Live Interviews Giller Nominee Colin McAdam … Continue reading

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Virginia Prize For Fiction

http://www.aurorametro.com/July_09_Version/The_Virginia_Prize.html  The Virginia Prize for Fiction is sponsored by ea Consulting Group , a company based in Twickenham which provides Management Consulting Services, primarily to the financial services sector and is in the ‘top 100 fastest-growing companies in the UK’ according to … Continue reading

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Bridport Prize

http://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ The richest OPEN writing prize. SHORT STORIES: 1st prize = £ 5000  (approx. 8139 US$, 5589 Euro)  POEMS: 1st Prize = £ 5000 (approx. 8139 US$, 5589 Euro) FLASH FICTION: 1st Prize =£ 1000 (approx. 1627 US$, 1117 Euro) … Continue reading

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Booktrust

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/Home After the award, a humble happy Evie… We met up with John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2009 winner Evie Wyld a week after her win at Royal Festival Hall to talk about the prize, her writing process and book two. … Continue reading

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Costa Book Awards

Welcome to the Costa Book Awards  http://www.costabookawards.com/ Latest News Costa Book Awards 2009 Category Winners Announced! Costa Book Awards 2009 Category Winners Announced! Costa, the UK’s fastest-growing coffee shop chain, has announced the Costa Book Awards 2009 winners in the … Continue reading

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Tales of Beedle The Bard

  Title: The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Collector’s Edition (Offered Exclusively by Amazon)   Author:  J. K. Rowling (Hardcover – 4 Dec 2008)   Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Children’s High Level Group; 1st edition (4 Dec 2008) Language English … Continue reading

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My Lit Blog of the Week – GalleyCat

http://www.mediabistro.com/Galleycat/ The First Word On the Book Publishing Industry Favorite Posts Our Chat With Heather Thomas The (Long-Awaited) Return of Jack O’Connell Marya Hornbacher: “No Tortured Artists Here” Stefan Sagmeister: “Design for Non-Designers” Why Does Maureen Dowd Hate Popular Women? … Continue reading

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A Religious Christmas

http://www.makedisciples.com/Christmas/default.htm ScriptureMusic Art Bethlehem Christmas E-Cards Sermons/ EssaysDrama Advent Holidays Cartoons

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The Real Story of Christmas

http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/Christmas_TheRealStory.htm The Real Story of Christmas The Real Story of Christmas (download) (low bandwidth) The Real Story of Christmas (download) (high bandwidth) I. When was Jesus born? A.     Popular myth puts his birth on December 25th in the year 1 C.E. … Continue reading

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