Two Irish authors on YA Book Prize Shortlist

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Young Adult Book Prize 2016Congratulations to talented Irish authors Louise O'Neill and Sarah Crossan who have been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2016 for their novels 'Asking For It' and 'One'.  Both of these critically acclaimed books have been popping up regularly on shortlists, and 'Asking For It' was recently voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year, 2015.  Louise O'Neill has already scooped this award, having won the inaugural YA Book Prize in 2015 for 'Only Ever Yours'. Can she make it two years in a row? We wish both Louise and Sarah the very best of luck!

The YA Book Prize is for YA authors based in the UK and Ireland and the winner will be announced on 2 June 2016.

The ten shortlisted books


Many congratulations to Sarah Crossan on winning the YA Book Prize. Read about her win on the Award website. The winner was announced on 2 June.

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