Anne Enright shortlisted for International Dublin Literary Award
The Green Road by UEA alumna Anne Enright has been shortlisted for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, which is worth €100,000 to the winner and is nominated by libraries worldwide. Anne (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1987 and in 2015 became the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction. She is the author of nine previous works, including the winner of the 2007 Man Booker Prize, The Gathering. The Green Road is published by Jonathan Cape and won the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Novel of the Year Award as well as being shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and the British Book Industry Awards. It was also longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. UEA alumni Kazuo Ishiguro (MA 1980) and Natasha Pulley (MA 2012) were longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award. The winner will be announced on 21st June 2017.