The Dublin Literary Award – 2022 – Winner
Celebrating 27 years, this award is the world’s most valuable annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English, worth €100,000 to the winner. If the book has been translated the author receives €75,000 and the translator receives €25,000.
The 2022 Award winner was chosen from a diverse and international shortlist which included two novels in translation and a first-time novelist.
The 27th winner of the Dublin Literary Award was announced on Monday 23rd May, as part of the opening day programme of International Literature Festival Dublin (ILFDublin), which is also funded by Dublin City Council.
The shortlisted titles are:
Remote Sympathy by Catherine Chidgey (New Zealander).
At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop (French).
The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi (Nigerian).
The Art of Falling by Danielle McLaughlin (Irish).
Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg).
The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter (French).
The winner is The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter.