Dalkey Literary Awards 2021

Dalkey Book Festival in conjunction with Zurich Insurance are delighted to present the 2021 Dalkey Literary Awards which aim to promote and support Irish writers. The annual awards have two categories: Novel of the Year and Emerging Writer and are for writers born or resident in Ireland and published in Ireland or the UK in 2020. The Dalkey Literary Awards boasts an overall prize fund of €30,000. 

Emerging Writer

Emerging Writer 

Find out more about the Emerging Writer Award.

Novel of the Year

Novel of the Year 

Find out more about the Novel of the Year Award.

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Dalkey Literary Awards

About the Awards