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Announcing the Novel Fair 2017 finalists

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Announcing the Novel Fair 2017 finalists – as selected by judges Anthony Glavin, John MacKenna & Nadine O'Regan Twelve aspiring novelists have been selected from almost 260 applicants to participate in the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2017, an annual Irish Writers Centre initiative which will take place on Saturday 18 February 2017. Now in its sixth year, the event aims to introduce up-and-coming writers to top publishers and literary agents, giving novelists the opportunity to bypass the slush pile, pitch their ideas and place their synopsis and sample chapters directly into the hands of publishers and agents. The judging panel, who have remained...

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