2023 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

The six-title shortlist for the Dublin Literary Award has been announced. Authors and titles of genre interest include Anthony Doerr’s Cloud Cuckoo Land (Scribner), The Trees by Percival Everett (Graywolf Press; Influx), and Paradais by Fernanda Melchor, translated by Sophie Hughes (New Directions/Fitzcarraldo).

“Nominations include 29 novels in translation, with works nominated by 84 libraries from 31 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia, the US, Canada, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. 14 are debut novels.” The judges are Gabriel Gbadamosi, Marie Hermet, Sarah Moss, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, and Arunava Sinha, with Chris Morash as a non-voting chairperson. The winner receives €100,000 and will be announced May 25, 2023.

For more information and the full shortlist, see the announcement here.

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