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#IMPAC Award

# impac-award - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy"

That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.

# impac-award - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide

The winner of this prestigious award is €100,000 richer.

# impac-award - Sunday 15 June, 2014

What does it take to translate a best-seller into another language?

We asked an award-winning author and his translator what it’s like to translate a best-seller from Spanish to English.

# impac-award - Thursday 12 June, 2014

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

€100k IMPAC award goes to author of Colombian thriller

Juan Gabriel Vásquez will share the award for The Sound of Things Falling with his translator Anne McClean.

# impac-award - Monday 11 November, 2013

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?

Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?

# impac-award - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize

This year has seen the most ever Irish writers make the shortlist for the €100,000 prize, which sees authors nominated by public libraries world-wide.