Eight UEA alumni nominated for The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize

Eight books by UEA alumni have been included on the longlist for The Guardian’s annual Not The Booker Prize. All the nominated novels, as well as the eventual winner, are selected by readers of the newspaper. The seven titles are: Acts of the Assassins (Vintage) by Richard Beard (MA 1995), The Longest Fight (Myriad) by Emily Bullock (MA 2004), All Involved (Picador) by Ryan Gattis (MA 2002), Things We Have In Common (Canongate) by Tasha Kavanagh (MA 1992), Mrs Engels (Scribe) by Gavin McCrea (pictured, MA 2009; PhD 2013), The Mark and the Void (Hamish Hamilton) by Paul Murray (MA 2001), The Shore (William Heinemann) by Sara Taylor (MA 2013; current PhD), and Rawblood (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) by Catriona Ward (MA 2011).


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