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2024 Winner

Solenoid

Translated from the original Romanian by Sean Cotter

WINNER CEREMONY – WATCH ONLINE

Join us for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony which will be streamed live from the International Literature Festival Dublin on Thursday 23rd of May, 12:00 GMT+1.

The  29th winner of the Dublin Literary Award will be announced by its Patron, Lord Mayor Daithí de Róiste and the ceremony will be hosted by broadcaster Rick O’Shea.

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2024 WINNER

Discover the 2024 Winner, Solenoid written by Mircea Cărtărescu, translated by Sean Cotter.

WHAT’S NEXT

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award key announcement dates! The Winner will be announced Thursday 23rd of May at the International Literature Festival Dublin in Merrion Square Park.

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Celebrating excellence in world literature

Since 1996, the Dublin Literary Award has honoured excellence in world literature. Presented annually by Dublin City Council, the Award is one of the most significant literature prizes in the world and unique in that the books are nominated by libraries from cities around the world. The award is worth €100,000 for a single work of international fiction written or a work of fiction translated into English.  If the winning title is in translation, then the author receives €75,000 and the translator €25,000.

ABOUT THE AWARD

FEATURES

Video May 8 2024

Alexis Wright – Praiseworthy Q&A

Q&A with Alexis Wright, one of the six shortlisted authors for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award in which she discusses her passion for libraries and explores the influences behind her novel Praiseworthy
Video May 8 2024

Mircea Cărtărescu – Solenoid Q&A

Q&A with Mircea Cărtărescu, one of the six shortlisted authors for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award for his novel Solenoid
Video May 8 2024

Emma Donoghue – Haven Q&A

Q&A with Emma Donoghue, one of the six shortlisted authors for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Haven
Video May 8 2024

Suzette Mayr – The Sleeping Car Porter Q&A

Q&A with Suzette Mayr, one of the six shortlisted authors for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award for her novel The Sleeping Car Porter
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BECOME A NOMINATING LIBRARY

The nomination process for the Award is unique as nominations are made by libraries in major cities throughout the world.

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