Healey, Bray and Fuller on Desmond Elliott shortlist

Three female authors will compete for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2015. All three authors shortlisted for this year’s £10,000 award, which is for debut novels, are published by Penguin Random House. Emma Healey is shortlisted for Elizabeth is Missing (Viking), Carys Bray for A Song for Issy Bradley (Hutchinson), and Claire Fuller for Our Endless Numbered Days (Fig Tree). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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