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Sue Healy wins Short Story Prize

26/10/2011

'The Last of the Shower', a new story by UEA writer Sue Healy, has won the 2011 Highlands & Islands Short Story Association competition. Sue (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2009 and has since also won the 2010 W...

Jane Harris shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Award

21/10/2011

UEA writer Jane Harris has been shortlisted for the Popular Fiction Book of the Year category of the Galaxy National Book Awards for her second novel, ‘Gillespie and I’, which was published by Faber and Faber earlier this year. Jane (pictured)...

‘The White Trail’ by Fflur Dafydd

17/10/2011

‘The White Trail’ is the new novel by UEA alumna Fflur Dafydd and is published by Seren this week. A contemporary retelling of the medieval Welsh folk tale, ‘Culhwch and Olwen’, it is the fifth in Seren’s series of reworkings from the Ma...

Adam Foulds wins European Union Prize for Literature

13/10/2011

UEA alumnus Adam Foulds is one of twelve winners of the 2011 European Union Prize for Literature, announced this week at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Adam (pictured) completed the Poetry MA in 2000 and published his first novel, ‘The Truth About The...

David Almond shortlisted for Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize

08/10/2011

‘My Name is Mina’ by UEA alumnus David Almond has been included on the shortlist of four titles in the running for this year’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, which will be decided in November. Published by Hodder last year, ‘My Name i...

‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ by Mohammed Hanif

07/10/2011

‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ is the second novel by UEA alumni Mohammed Hanif and is published by Jonathan Cape this week. Mohammed (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2005 and published his debut novel, 'A Case of Exploding Mangoe...

Divya Ghelani in Tindal Street anthology.

06/10/2011

‘Your Incredible Excuse’, a new short story by UEA alumna Divya Ghelani, is included in the anthology ‘Too Asian, Not Asian Enough’, which is published this week by Tindal Street Press and is edited by Kavita Bhanot. Divya (pictured) gradu...

DW Wilson wins BBC National Short Story Award

26/09/2011

UEA writer DW (Dave) Wilson has been announced as the winner of this year’s BBC National Short Story Award. Dave (pictured) won the £15,000 prize for his story ‘The Dead Roads’, which was written during his MA year and is included in his de...

A Gathering Storm

16/09/2011

‘A Gathering Storm’ is the fifth novel by UEA tutor Rachel Hore and is published by Simon & Schuster this week. Rachel (pictured) worked in publishing for many years and teaches the Publishing module that leads to the production of the annual...