The shortlist for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2019 features Mayo native Norah Patten for her book ‘Shooting for the Stars – My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut’.
Her book has been shortlisted in the Children’s Book of the Year (Senior ) category. The An Post Irish Book Awards consist of a diverse mix of exceptional writing from new and established writers across sixteen categories, including Novel of the Year, Children’s, Cookery, Crime Fiction, Popular Fiction, Nonfiction, Sports, Short Story, Poetry, Teen and Young Adult and Irish Language.
The An Post Irish Book Awards celebrate and promote Irish writing to the widest range of readers possible. Each year it brings together a huge community passionate about books – readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians – to recognise the very best of Irish writing talent.
Votes may be cast until at www.anpostirishbookawards.ieNovember 13 and the winners will be announced at the gala ceremony in the Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, on Wednesday, November 20