Read Sebastian Barry’s Laureate for Irish Fiction speech

At a ceremony held on 8 February 2018 in the Arts Council, Irish President Michael D. Higgins announced Sebastian Barry as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2018–2021. Barry – an award-winning playwright, novelist and poet – is taking over the laureateship from Anne Enright and his three-year term will begin this month. He delivered the following…

Success for Faber at the 2017 IPG Awards

Faber has won the Frankfurt Book Fair Trade Publisher of the Year Award at the 2017 IPG Awards. Faber & Faber won the inaugural Trade Publisher of the Year Award in 2007 and takes it again now after a year that saw it continue a restructure and resurgence. Sharp commissioning and marketing drove sales up,…