Sunday May 31, 2020

Artistic Licence

Are Irish publishers helping or harming their own authors in 2016?

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

10th July, 2016
JK Rowling: her original manuscript was turned down by Macmillan

Are Irish publishers helping or harming their own authors in 2016? If you stop to consider the evidence, there’s a good argument to say that they’re doing a bit of both.

In recent times, spurred on by the international success of Irish authors such as Kevin Barry, Eimear McBride and Donal Ryan, Irish publishers are taking a chance on new authors, publishing and promoting new talent, which is wonderful to see.


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