Yewande Omotoso and Mohale Mashigo on International Dublin Literary Award 2018 Longlist

06 Nov 2017
Yewande Omotoso and Mohale Mashigo on International Dublin Literary Award 2018 Longlist

Congratulations to PEN SA Executive Vice-President Yewande Omotoso and PEN SA member Mohale Mashigo on being longlisted for the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award 2018!

Omotoso and Mashigo have been included on the list for their novels The Woman Next Door and The Yearning respectively.

The shortlist will be announced in April 2018 and the winner will be announced on 13 June 2018.

7 Irish novels are among 150 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of fiction published in English. Nominations include 48 novels in translation with works by authors from 40 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, North America & Canada, South America and Australia & New Zealand.

See the full longlist of 150 titles: Dublin Literary Award

(Image of Yewande Omotoso courtesy of Victor Dlamini via The Rumpus and image of Mohale Mashigo courtesy of Books LIVE)

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