Archive for April, 2011

Agnes Lehoczky wins poetry prize

UEA writer Agnes Lehocsky is to be awarded the inaugural Jane Martin Poetry Prize by Girton College, Cambridge. Agnes (pictured) is a Hungarian-born poet and translator who completed UEA’s Creative Writing (Poetry) MA with distinction in 2006. Sh...

Anne Enright’s new novel

‘The Forgotten Waltz’ is the new novel by UEA alumna Anne Enright and is published by Jonathan Cape this week. Anne graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 1987 and published her first collection of stories, ‘The Portable Virgin’, in 1991...

Amanda Hodgkinson’s debut novel

‘22 Britannia Road’ is the first novel by UEA Creative Writing alumna Amanda Hodgkinson and is published by Fig Tree this week. Amanda, who graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2001, now lives in south west France, where she is a columnist fo...

Anjali Joseph nominated for Desmond Elliott Award

‘Sarawati Park’, the debut novel by UEA writer Anjali Joseph, has been included on the longlist of ten novels for the 2011 Desmond Elliott prize, which is worth £10,000 to the winner. The contenders will be narrowed down to a shortlist of thre...

Flip by Martyn Bedford

'Flip' is the first novel for young adults by UEA alumnus Martyn Bedford and has recently been published by Walker Books in the UK and Wendy Lamb Books (Random House) in the US. A second young adult novel, 'The Fallen One', will be published next y...

‘The Godless Boys’ by Naomi Wood

‘The Godless Boys’ is the debut novel by Naomi Wood and is published by Picador today. Naomi (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 2008 and is currently studying for her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing. She was rec...