Archive for January, 2012

Andrew Miller wins Costa Book Award

UEA alumnus Andrew Miller was this evening announced as the winner of the Costa Book Award for 2012. The prize, worth £30,000, was awarded for his sixth novel, ‘Pure’, which is published by Sceptre. It was previously announced as the winner of...

Eliza Robertson wins Booker scholarship

The recipient of this year’s UEA Booker scholarship to undertake the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA is Canadian writer, Eliza Robertson. The scholarship is open to students from the UK, Commonwealth countries and Ireland, and is worth up to...

Agnes Lehoczky’s new collection

‘Rememberer’ is the second full-length collection of poetry by UEA alumna, Agnes Lehoczky, who last year received the inaugural Jane Martin Poetry Prize at Girton College, Cambridge. ‘Rememberer’ is published by Egg Box and supported by the...

Katy Darby in Fatboy Review

Two new stories by UEA alumna Katy Darby are included in the latest edition of the online journal FatboyReview. Katy (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 2006, when she was the recipient of the David Higham Award. Her first novel, ...

Tom Benn’s debut novel

‘The Doll Princess’ is the first novel by recent UEA Creative Writing graduate, Tom Benn, and is published by Jonathan Cape today. Tom (pictured) graduated from UEA's BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2009, and graduated from t...

Andrew Miller wins Costa Novel Award

UEA alumnus Andrew Miller has won the 2012 Costa Novel Award for his sixth novel, ‘Pure’, which is published by Sceptre. Andrew (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 1990 and published his first novel, ‘Ingenious Pain’, in 1997...

Christie Watson wins Costa First Novel Award

Recent UEA graduate Christie Watson has won the 2012 Costa First Novel Award. Christie (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2008 and published her first novel, ‘Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away’, with Quercus last year. Before joining UEA,...