The Crossing by Andrew Miller
The Crossing is the new novel by UEA alumnus Andrew Miller and is published by Sceptre this week. Andrew (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1990, and published his first novel Ingenious Pain in 1997. This went on to win the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award as well as the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Italy’s Grinzane Cavour Prize. He has since written five novels: Casanova (1998), Oxygen (2001), which was shortlisted for the Whitebread Novel of the Year Award and the Booker Prize, The Optimists (2005), One Morning Like A Bird (2008), and Pure, which was published in 2011 and was the winner of 2012 Costa Book Award as well as being shortlisted for the 2013 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.