Demi-Gods by Eliza Robertson
Demi-Gods is the first novel by UEA alumna Eliza Robertson and is published by Bloomsbury this week. Eliza joined the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2011 as that year’s recipient of the UEA-Booker Foundation scholarship. She graduated in 2012 as the recipient of the Curtis Brown Award completed her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA earlier this year. Her debut collection of short fiction, Wallflowers, was published in the UK by Bloomsbury in 2015. In Canada she has won three national awards for her short stories and has twice been longlisted for the Journey Prize. In 2013 she was a finalist for the CBC Short Story Prize and the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. In both 2015 and 2016 she was shortlisted for a Canadian Authors Emerging Writer Award.