Dalkey Names First Literary Award Winners
Novelist Christine Dwyer Hickey and essayist Sinéad Gleeson have been named the first Dalkey Literary Award winners. Created by the Dalkey Literary Festival in collaboration with Zurich Insurance, the awards are intended for Irish writers. Novel of the Year winner Hickey will receive €20,000 for her novel The Narrow Land. Emerging Writer winner Gleeson will receive €10,000 for her collection Constellations.