Posted on 20th January 2012

Posted by Sophie

First Fictions, Jan 20-22 at the University of Sussex

This weekend sees the launch of First Fictions, an exciting new series of events at the University of Sussex designed to celebrate and champion first novels, past and present. First Fictions begins with a weekend of festival and panel events from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd January. Ian Rankin will be among the many authors participating in the weekend, bringing us…

Posted on 18th January 2012

Posted by Sophie

Judging Panel for Fiction Uncovered 2012 Announced

Fiction Uncovered announces today (Wednesday 18 January 2012) its 2012 judging panel. The eight titles for the second annual Fiction Uncovered promotion will be selected by a judging panel chaired by John Sutherland, Lord Northcliffe Emeritus Professor of Modern English Literature at UCL. The 2012 judging panel will include Katy Guest (Literary Editor, The Independent…

Posted on 16th January 2012

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Fiction Uncovered’s list of 2011’s most unjustly neglected books

Fiction Uncovered asked Twitter, our 2011-2 steering committee, our 2011 selected authors, and our regular contributors to suggest a 2011 UK fiction publication (novel, short story, graphic novel) they feel didn’t get the attention it deserved. Here is our round-up of their picks for the most unjustly neglected books of 2011: The Great Night by Chris…