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Irish Writers' Centre Novel Fair

Penguin Ireland, Transworld, O’Brien Press, Lilliput Press, Hachette Books, Liberties Press, Little Island and Arlen House will be on hand at the inaugural Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair for first-time novelists on March 10th 2012. The fair will introduce emerging novelists to those in the publishing world and help them place their synopsis and sample chapters directly into the hands of publishers and agents.Literary agents Marianne Gunn O’Connor, Yvonne Kinsella, Emma Walsh, Ger Nichol and Paul Feldstein will be present. Entry to the fair is based on competition, manuscripts submitted will be presented to a judging panel who will select a shortlist of writers. There’s no limit on style, genre, or target market, but the writer must not have published a novel before. The deadline for submissions is November 11th. See writerscentre.ie/novelfair.html


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