The Electric is the new novel by UEA alumnus Edward Hogan and is published by John Murray this week. Edward graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2004. His first novel, Blackmoor, was published in 2008 and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and the Dylan Thomas Prize. It won the Desmond Elliot Prize. The Hunger Trace (2011) was shortlisted for both the Encore Award and the Portico Prize. Daylight Saving, his debut children’s novel, was shortlisted for the 2013 Branford Boase Award and the Leeds Book Awards. Earlier this year he was longlisted for the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award.