Video Rex Ryan performs an excerpt from Paradais

Discover the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist – Paradais by Fernanda Melchor. Actor Rex Ryan gives us a taste of the novel as we count down to the winner announcement on 25th May as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin.

Learn more about the book and the rest of the 2023 Shortlist at

Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions
Nominated by Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, Mexico

The Dublin Literary Award is presented and solely sponsored by Dublin City Council.

Agency: Bellow (
Client: Dublin Literary Award and Dublin City Libraries
Director: Tristan Hutchinson
Director of Photographer: Conor Hayes
Sound Recordist: Tony Crosse
Script Supervisor: Anna Jacobs
Actor: Rex Ryan


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