John Banville Wins Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2010 At Listowel Writers' Week

John Banville has won the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2010 at the opening of 2010’s Listowel Writers’ Week. He was award a cheque of €15,000 at a ceremoney in the town last night.

Banville’s book, Infinities, was chosen from a shortlist that included Colum McCann’s Let The Great World Spin and Ed O’Loughlin’s Not Untrue & Not Unkind.

The judges for the competition were Giles Foden and Kate O’Toole.