Slatehead, the first book by UEA alumnus Peter Goulding, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature. It was previously the winner of the 2019 New Welsh Writing Awards: Rheidol Prize for Writing with a Welsh Theme or Setting and has just been published in paperback by New Welsh Review. Peter graduated from the UEA MA in Biography and Creative Non-Fiction in 2018. He has previously worked in pubs, kitchens and on building sites, and currently works at Center Parcs as a climbing wall instructor. The winner of the Boardman Tasker Award will be announced at the Kendal Mountain Festival Online on 21 November 2020.