21/04/2016

Sarah Knights shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize

Bloomsbury’s Outsider: A Life of David Garnett by UEA alumna Sarah Knights has been shortlisted for this year’s James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, which is worth £10,000 to the winner. Sarah (pictured) graduated from the MA in Life Writing at UEA in 2006 and completed an AHRC-funded PhD in 2011 under the supervision of Professors Kathryn Hughes (a previous winner of the James Tait Black Prize) and Jon Cook. Bloomsbury’s Outsider was published by Bloomsbury in 2015 and shortlisted for last year’s Biographers’ Club ‘Slightly Foxed’ Best First Biography Prize. The winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, will be announced at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 15 August

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