The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs
The Joyce Girl is the debut novel by UEA alumna Annabel Abbs and is published by Impress Books this week. Annabel grew up in Bristol, Wales and Sussex, before studying for a BA in English Literature at UEA, graduating in 1987, after which she established a successful marketing consultancy. The Joyce Girl won the 2015 Impress Prize and was longlisted for the 2015 Bath Novel Award and the 2015 Caledonia Novel Award. Her short stories have been nominated for various awards, and she is now completing her second novel, based on the life of Frieda von Richthofen, wife and muse to D.H. Lawrence.