Nov 25, 2022
Photo by Davey Sexton
Nov 24, 2022
Edel Coffey has won the Irish Independent’s ‘Crime Fiction of the Year’ award for her debut novel Breaking Point. The award was announced and presented at the An Post Irish Book Awards at a ceremony at the Dublin Convention Centre last night.
wins Crime Fiction Book of the Year
at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2022
Oct 25, 2022
“You Don’t Know What War Is speaks directly to you, you can’t look away, you can’t think away. I felt this is a book every child should read, just like we should all read Anne Frank, and every adult should read as well. I think it’s a remarkable book from an extraordinary child.”
- Michael Morpurgo
‘gripping and moving diary’
You Don't Know What War Is
Published in the UK and US today
Oct 13, 2022
For almost fifty years, Michael Harding has been crafting words in a bid to express himself and to explore truths about the human condition. But even still he found himself unable to say certain things he really wanted to.
All the Things Left Unsaid: Confessions of Love and Regret published today by Hachette Books Ireland
Oct 13, 2022
A new take on environmental and social awareness that focuses on the amazing possible future rather than just the negatives, in order to inspire children to take action against climate change, poverty, inequality and pollution.
Bright New World
is published today by Welbeck
Oct 6, 2022
Our ancestors developed a uniquely nature-focused society, centred on esteemed poets, seers, monks, healers and wise women who were deeply connected to the land. They used this connection to the cycles of the natural world – from which we are increasingly dissociated – as an animating force in their lives.
Listen to the Land Speak, an illuminating journey into the wisdom of what lies beneath us, is published by Gill books today
Sep 12, 2022
Now published in paperback in the US by HarperCollins the "mad and wonderful” (Roddy Doyle) debut from "your next Irish literary obsession" (Shondaland): a novel about joy and despair, family and love, and coming of age in the 21st century.
‘mad and wonderful’ debut Snowflake published in paperback in US today
Sep 5, 2022
Co-produced with Dublin Fringe Festival in association with Irish Arts Center, New York WAKE is described as an adrenaline shot for the city. This extraordinary assembly is an outpouring, a reckoning, a release and a party.
to co-star in soul stirring WAKE by THISISPOPBABY as part of this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival
Aug 30, 2022
A funny, fierce, and unforgettable read about a young woman working a summer job in a shirt factory in Northern Ireland, while tensions rise both inside and outside the factory walls.
Factory Girls receives RAVE starred reviews from Kirkus and The Library Journal ahead of publication in the US by Algonquin Books on 29th November
Aug 29, 2022
Living on the island of Cyprus, Nisha is far from her native Sri Lanka. Though she longs to return home, she knows that working as a “maid” for a wealthy widow is the only way to earn enough to support her daughter, left behind to be raised by relatives.
Songbirds, US paperback published today, is a Target Bookclub pick for September
Jul 17, 2022
Published by John Murray on June 22nd Factory Girls tells the story of Maeve and her two best friends, as they try to squeeze as much fun as possible into their last summer at home in small town Northern Ireland. But as marching season raises tensions among the Catholic and Protestant workforce, Maeve realises something is going on behind the scenes at the factory, forcing her to make a choice that will impact her life - and the lives of others - for ever..
‘Factory Girls’ continues to garner rave reviews
Jun 21, 2022
Smart-mouthed and filthy-minded, Maeve Murray has always felt like an outsider in the shitty wee town in Northern Ireland that she calls home. She hopes her exam results will be her ticket to a new life in London; a life where no one knows her business, or cares about her dead sister. But first she's got to survive a tit-for-tat paramilitary campaign as brutal as her relationship with her mam, iron 800 shirts a day to keep her summer job in the local factory, and dodge the attentions of Handy Andy Strawbridge, her dubious English boss.
‘bang-on, and seriously funny’
Factory Girls is published today