Shortlist announced for Kerry Group Irish Fiction award.

The shortlist for the Kerry Group Irish fiction award has been announced. Five books have been selected from over 50 entries. The winner will be announced during Writer`s Week in listowel.The shortlisted books are The Eskimo in the Net by Gerard Beirne, Schopenhauer`s Telescope by Gerard Donovan, Skin of Dreams by Evelyn Conlon, All Summer by Claire Kilroy and An Evening of Long Goodbyes by Paul Murray.Four of the five books are first novels and the winner will receive a 10,000 euro prize fund.