Search - List of Books by Gerard Beirne

Gerard Beirne is an Irish author currently living in Canada.

His novel The Eskimo in the Net was published by Marion Boyars in 2003 and was short-listed for the 2004 Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award. It was selected by the Daily Express as Book of the Year.

His collection of poetry, Digging My Own Grave (published by Dedalus Press) was runner-up for the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. His story, Sightings of Bono, was adapted for Irish film and featured Bono (of U2).

Beirne's CD of spoken word poetry - If it's words you're after - was released in 2006. He is a past winner of two Sunday Tribune/Hennessey Literary Awards including as New Irish Writer of the Year 1996. His collaboration with classical composer Siobhán Cleary (Hum), was called "a theatrical tour de force" by the Irish Times.

Beirne was the writer in residence for the 2008-2009 academical year at the University of New Brunswick, where he currently works at the English Department.

In 2009, Oberon Press published his second novel, Turtle.
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Total Books: 3
The Eskimo in the Net
2003 - The Eskimo in the Net (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714530932
ISBN-10: 071453093X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Digging My Own Grave
1997 - Digging My Own Grave [Collection Resonance] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781873790465
ISBN-10: 1873790465
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Digging My Own Grave
1997 - Digging My Own Grave (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781873790434
ISBN-10: 1873790430
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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