Mark Cocker shortlisted for New Angle Prize

‘Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet’ by UEA graduate Mark Cocker has been shortlisted for the 2015 New Angle Prize for Literature. The prize is organized by the Ipswich Institute to celebrate and encourage excellence in the regional literature of East Anglia and is worth £2000 to the winner. A widely-published journalist, broadcaster and naturalist, Mark (pictured) graduated from the UEA BA in 1982 and is the author of nine previous works, including most recently ‘Birds and People’, illustrated by David Tipling, and ‘Crow Country’, which was shortlisted for the 2008 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

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