Shortlist Announced for Irish Comedy Writing Prize

Shortlist Announced for Irish Comedy Writing Prize

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The shortlist for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, the “only award for comic writing” has been announced. Despite controversy last years when “[the prize] was withheld because no book was judged funny enough to deserve to win” the shortlist for last year’s funniest novel has been announced, and despite all the laughter there’s some stiff competition. Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize started up the first year of the 21st century. It is dedicated to the spirit of PG Wodehouse, one of the 20th century’s funniest writers. This year, according to Irish Times the judge’s panel consists of “musical comedian …