Celebrated Cork writer and UCC doctoral candidate William Wall the first European to win Drue Heinz Literary Prize
Prestigious prize awarded by the University of Pittsburgh Press for short-story collection The Islands
The annual award for a collection of short fiction is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Press and offers publication and a prize fund of $15,000. William is the first European writer to win the award. He has previously won the Virginia Faulkner Award, the Sean O’Faoláin Prize and the Patrick Kavanagh Award and been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.