A saint, a sinner and a sprog: Goldsmiths book prize shortlist announced

Six books are up for the award celebrating innovative fiction, including Benjamin Myers’ account of St Cuthbert and a ‘great trans novel’ set in a small northern townA bildungsroman, a story within a story and two novels set across a single day feature in the six-book shortlist for this year’s Goldsmiths prize.The award, which celebrates “fiction that breaks the mould”, carries a prize of £10,000. This year’s shortlist, selected from 107 books, “shows the novel – that most slippery and vital of forms – continuing to morph and reinvent itself in ways that surprise and delight us,” said Dr Tom Lee, judging chair and lecturer in creative writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-04 19:30:02 UTC ]
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