4 July 2016

iBAM 2016 Literature Award for Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen will be presented with this year’s iBAM Award for Literature on the opening day of the 2016 iBAM (Irish Books, Arts, and Music) celebrations.

The award will be presented at a gala awards dinner in the Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago on 14 October. Previous recipients include Maeve Binchy and Frank McCourt.

Speaking to the Galway Advertiser, the crime fiction writer said: "I'm truly delighted and stunned. I'm over the moon."

Thanks to The Rap Sheet and the Galway Advertiser for the heads up. Pictured in the Galway Advertiser story are Bruen and his daughter Grace.