09/04/2013

Andrew Miller shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

andrew miller

UEA alumnus Andrew Miller has been shortlisted for this year’s IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel ‘Pure’.  The award is worth €100,000 to the winner,
and ‘Pure’ is the only British title to be nominated.  The winner will be announced on 6th June.  Andrew (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1990, and published his first novel ‘Ingenious Pain’ in 1997, which went on to win that year’s IMPAC Dublin Literary Award as well as the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Italy’s Grinzane Cavour Prize.  He has since written four novels: ‘Casanova’ (1998), Oxygen (2001), which was shortlisted for the Whitebread
Novel of the Year Award and the Booker Prize, The Optimists (2005), and One Morning Like A Bird (2008).  ‘Pure’ was published in 2011 and was the winner of 2012 Costa Book Award.

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