Lisa McInerney received the Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award 2018 [fr]
Lisa McInerney received the Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award 2018, a prize that each year awards an Irish publication recently translated into french.
Up for the prize amongst 4 other publications, her novel The Glorious Heresies (Les hérésies glorieuses) was chosen by the 25 ambassadors composing the jury.
The 1500€ prize was awarded during a ceremony organised by the Embassy of Belgium in Dublin on the 13th of March 2018.
The translator Catherine Richard will be awarded a 3 week internship by Literature Ireland.
The 25 Ireland Francophonie ambassadors (Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Morocco, Mexico, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates) Literature Ireland and the Alliance Française Dublin congratulate Lisa McInerney and thank her for her presence in Dublin!