Three UEA alumni have been shortlisted for this year’s East Anglian Book Awards, which recognise works set largely in East Anglia or written by an author living in the region. The awards are sponsored by the Eastern Daily Press, Jarrolds and the National Centre for Writing. Richard Lambert (pictured), who graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2010, is nominated for the Mal Peet Children’s Award for The Wolf Road (Everything with Words). Lewis Buxton, who graduated from the BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2014 and from the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2020, is nominated in the Poetry category for Boy in Various Poses (Nine Arches Press). Luke Wright, who graduated from the BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2003, is also shortlisted for the Poetry award for The Feel-Good Movie of the Year (Penned in the Margins). The category winners will be announced on 30 October and the overall Book of the Year Award on 26 November.