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World Editions authors Mia Couto and Hector Abad longlisted for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award

The International Dublin Literary Award, now in its 25th year, is the world’s most valuable annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English, with the winner receiving €100,000.

Mia Couto has been longlisted for his acclaimed novel, Woman of the Ashes, translated by David Brookshaw


and Hector Abad for his novel The Farm, translated by Anne McLean


The shortlist of 10 books for the International Dublin Literary Award will be announced on 3rd September and the overall winner will be announced on 22nd October.