Lucy Geering wins Word of Mouth Prize
UEA alumna Lucy Geering has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Word of Mouth Prize for an unpublished manuscript, sponsored by the literary agency Conville & Walsh. Selected from over 1,000 submissions, her novel ‘Palus’ will receive a cash prize of £1,000 and the offer of representation by the agency. Lucy (pictured) gained a first degree in English Literature at Warwick University and graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2005. A fine artist and illustrator as well as a writer, she has also worked as a project manager for a number of independent arts organisations and charities. Her website can be found here.