Winner of the Novel of the Year 2020
NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020 WINNER
Novelist and short story writer Christine Dwyer Hickey, wins the Dalkey Literary Award for Novel of the Year with her novel The Narrow Land. Watch this video to see her receive the great news.
Novelist and short story writer Christine Dwyer Hickey, who wins the Dalkey Literary Award for Novel of the Year with The Narrow Land, a searing novel of loneliness and regret, depicting the legacy of World War II and the ever-changing concept of the American Dream which the judges described as ‘luscious’, ‘enthralling’, and ‘emotionally engaging’.
Commenting on her win for Novel of the Year, Christine Dwyer Hickey said: “I am so thrilled to have won such a special award at the very first year of the Dalkey Literary Awards. It’s wonderful, I can’t believe it. This means so much to me and that someone out there appreciates it, validates all of the hard work. I spent five years working on The Narrow Land from beginning to end, so to even be nominated for a prize means the world to me. I will celebrate this for sure!”