23/05/2015

Emma Healey nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award

UEA alumna Emma Healey has been nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award, which recognizes outstanding new artists across a range of practices including dance, film and music.  Emma (pictured) has been chosen to represent literature, and the winner, chosen by Times readers, will be announced at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards event on 7th June.  Emma (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2011, and published her first novel, Elizabeth is Missing, last year.  She was the winner of the 2014 Costa First Novel Award, and was recently shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction.

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