Indies strong on Jerwood Fiction longlist

Independent publishers have taken the majority of spots on the 15-strong longlist for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. The prize celebrates great British fiction and each year awards a group of eight writers with £5,000 each. This is the first time the prize has made public a longlist. Independent publishers whose books have made the list include Canongate, with Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth, about a friendship between two women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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