Four UEA Authors longlisted for Impac Dublin Award
Four graduates of the UEA Creative Writing MA are among the authors longlisted for the 2012 International Impac Dublin Literary Award, which is worth 100,000 euros to the winner, making it the world’s richest literary prize for a single work of fiction. Naomi Alderman (2003, pictured) is nominated for ‘The Lessons’, Panos Karnezis (2000) for ‘The Convent’, Ian McEwan (1971) for ‘Solar’, and Paul Murray (2001) for ‘Skippy Dies’. The shortlist will be announced on 12th April 2012 and the winner revealed on 13th June. A 1990 graduate of the UEA MA, Andrew Miller, won the Impac Dublin Award in 1999 for his novel ‘Ingenious Pain’.