Adam, Donkor and Mackmin make 2019 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist

Claire Adam, Michael Donkor and Anna Mackmin have all made the 2019 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist for debut novelists, with the winner in line for £10,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Daré, Nzelu and Owusu shortlisted for 2020's Desmond Elliott Prize

Debuts by authors Abi Daré, Okechukwu Nzelu and Derek Owusu have been shortlisted for the £10,000 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Adam wins Desmond Elliott Prize for 'electrifying' debut Golden Child

Claire Adam has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists with her "electrifying" debut Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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De Waal, Spufford and Buchanan shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize

My Name is Leon by Kit de Waal (Viking), which was recently optioned by Lenny Henry's production company for television, has been shortlisted for 2017's £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McInerney, McCrea, Rochester shortlisted for Desmond Elliott Prize

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Beauman, Kelman and Joseph make Desmond Elliott shortlist

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 09:20 Two titles picked for BBC2’s "Culture Show" special on debut novelists, broadcast in March, have made it to the shortlist for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011. Ned Beauman’s Boxer Beetle (Sceptre), also shortlisted for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Owusu to chair Desmond Elliott Prize judging panel

Writer and poet Derek Owusu is to chair the judging panel for the National Centre for Writing's (NCW) £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Debuts by Brown and Watson make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

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Russell, MacBride and Parks make McIlvanney Prize shortlist

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Blakemore wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize for 'stunning' debut

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Tsang duo and Adam Kay make Lollies shortlists

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Roffey and Tramp Press duo make Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist

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Owusu wins Desmond Elliott Prize for That Reminds Me

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This year’s Desmond Elliott shortlist features all black writers.

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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

Robert Macfarlane, Elif Shafak and Roger Robinson are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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