Adam Foulds wins Encore Award

UEA Creative Writing alumnus Adam Foulds has won the 2011 Encore Award 2011 for his second novel, ‘The Quickening Maze’. The £10,000 prize was presented by the novelist Ali Smith at a reception in London earlier this week. Adam graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 2000 and published his first novel, ‘The Truth About These Strange Times’, in 2007. His book length narrative poem, ‘The Broken Word’ was published the following year and won the Costa Book Award. ‘The Quickening Maze’ was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2009. It also won the South Bank Show literature prize in 2010 and was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize.

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