British writer Jim Crace has won this year’s IMPAC award for his novel Harvest.

This year’s International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been won by the revered British writer Jim Crace with his dramatic pastoral Harvest. He is (...)

Alistair MacLeod: his short stories are actually a very, very long story - the story of dispossession. Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images

Two great masters of fiction have died in the past fortnight, but only one of them should be given to a bright 16-year-old who wants to write. Gabriel(...)

Alistair Mac Leod, a Canadian writer whose only novel – composed over 13 years and extracted from him only after a campaign by his publisher in(...)