Hannah Garrard longlisted for New Welsh Writing Award

UEA alumna Hannah Garrard has been longlisted for the 2016 New Welsh Writing Award for travel writing. Hannah (pictured) graduated from UEA with a BA in English Literature in 2005 and with an MA in Biography and Creative Non-Fiction in 2015. Her longlisted essay ‘No Situation is Permanent’ was written as her MA dissertation. She grew up in Suffolk and now lives in Norwich, where she works for a young person’s charity and writes for journals, anthologies and news sites. Her writing has been published online and in print in places such as Newfound, Going Down Swinging and Words and Women, and in 2015 she won the Flipside New Writing Prize. The New Welsh Writing Awards: University of South Wales Prize for Travel Writing is run by New Welsh Review and celebrates the best short form travel writing from writers based in the UK and Ireland. First prize is £1,000 cash and e-publication by New Welsh Review. The inaugural prize was won by UEA alumna Eluned Gramich last year. This year’s winner will be announced on 7 July

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