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THE 2024 SHORTLIST HAS BEEN REVEALED

Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award, sponsored by Dublin City Council, which celebrates excellence in world literature. Now in its 29th year, this award is the world’s most valuable annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English, worth €100,000 to the winner. If the book has been translated the author receives €75,000 and the translator receives €25,000.

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2024 SHORTLIST

Discover the 2024 Longlist, featuring 6 books nominated by 6 libraries from 6 countries around the world.

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

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2023 Winner

Marzahn, Mon Amour

Translated from the original German by Jo Heinrich

FEATURES

News March 25 2024

Discover the 2024 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

Discover which 6 books made it to the shortlist, one of world’s most valuable literary prizes!
News January 16 2024

2024 Longlist Revealed

Novels by four Irish authors are among the 70 books nominated by 80 libraries around the world!
News November 28 2023

2024 Dublin Literary Award Judges Announced

Meet our judging panel for 2024 Dublin Literary Award
Video June 2 2023

Highlights from the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony

Katja Oskamp and translator Jo Heinrich win the prize for Marzahn, Mon Amour.
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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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