The shortlist for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017 has been announced, featuring a number of Curtis Brown authors. Now in its 12th year, the awards were founded to celebrate and promote Irish writing to the widest range of readers possible.
Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, shortlisted for the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year Award their novel, Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, have also recently secured representation with Curtis Brown.
The public are now being asked to cast their votes online for the best books of the year on the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards website: http://www.irishbookawards.irish/vote2017/. Votes may be cast until midday on 23rd November, and the winners will be announced at the gala ceremony on 28th November.