Guha wins Luke Bitmead Bursary 2014

Unpublished author Tara Guha has won the 2014 Luke Bitmead Writer's Bursary, winning £2,500 and a publishing contract with Legend Press. Guha won the bursary for her debut novel Absent, which will now be published in November 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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