Sara Taylor shortlisted for Encore Award
The Lauras by UEA writer Sara Taylor has been shortlisted for the RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year. Sara (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2013 and is currently studying at UEA for her PhD in Creative & Critical Writing. Her debut novel The Shore was shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award and longlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, The Guardian First Book Award, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award. The winner of the Encore Award, which is worth £10,000, will be announced on 5th April.