Gerbrand Bakker's THE TWIN wins the 2010 IMPAC Dublin Award!6/17/2010
The Twin, a debut novel by Dutch author Gerbrand Bakker, has won the 2010 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. The Award is organized by Dublin City Libraries, on behalf of Dublin City Council and sponsored by IMPAC, an international management productivity company. The prize is €100,000. It is the largest prize for a single novel and will be divided between the author and the novel’s translator, David Colmer, who will receive €25,000. Uniquely, the IMPAC DUBLIN receives its nominations from public libraries around the globe.
Read more about this year's IMPAC in The Irish Times.
Watch Gerbrand Bakker's IMPAC award acceptance speech:
also see The Twin