Mercia’s Take by UEA alumnus Daniel Wiles has won the Betty Trask Prize, an award for a first novel by a writer under 35. Daniel (pictured) is from Walsall in the West Midlands. He completed the UEA’s Prose Fiction MA in 2020, where he was the recipient of the Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship. Mercia’s Take is his […]
An extract from Daniel Wiles’ debut novel, Mercia’s Take, published by Swift Press on 3rd February 2022 Lawrence lifted his head up from his newspaper. Seeing it was Michael, he turned to the side and exhaled. Can work the nightshift if ye want. Pays a bit better. Any because the bloke who works ya […]
Mercia’s Take is the debut novel by recent UEA alumnus Daniel Wiles and is published by Swift Press this week. Daniel is from Walsall in the West Midlands and graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2020 as the recipient of the Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship.