Posted on 17th July 2015

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Susan Barker on Resonance FM

To celebrate this year’s winners, Jerwood Fiction Uncovered FM returned to the airwaves on Sunday 21 June. The annual radio station is dedicated to discussing great British fiction. Listen to Susan Barker in conversation with 2015 judge, Matt Bates: Fiction Uncovered pt.2 – 21st June 2015 (with Matt Bates and Susan Barker) by Resonance Fm on…

Posted on 16th July 2015

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Backlist: Susan Barker

We often receive feedback on how, through the prize, a reader has not only been introduced to a fantastic writer for the very first time, but they have also discovered that the writer has an exciting backlist of work. Today, we take a look at the backlist of this year’s winner, Susan Barker. Susan is also the…

Posted on 15th July 2015

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Reviews: The Incarnations by Susan Barker

“A thrilling journey through a thousand years of obsession and betrayal, this is the most extraordinary work of imagination you’ll read all year.” Adam Johnson,  Pulitzer-prize winning author of The Orphan Master’s Son “An extraordinary novel. Erudite, intriguing and compulsively readable, The Incarnations takes the reader on an intimate and mesmerizing journey through Chinese history. Susan…

Posted on 14th July 2015

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Celebrating the winners of the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize

Each week, over the next eight, we will be celebrating one of this year’s Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winning authors. Susan Barker who won this year with her novel, The Incarnations is kicking off the eight-week promotion. “The Incarnations is a brutal and yet beautiful novel of love, life and death, betrayal, revenge and obsession set…

Posted on 10th July 2015

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News: Benjamin Myers

Congratulations to 2015 longlisted author, Benjamin Myers whose short story The Museum Of Extinct Animals has been published by Some Such Stories. Although just published, the story was written ten years ago during the 7 July 2005 London bombings. Fans of Ben’s work will be pleased to know that he has written about the recurring…

Posted on 8th July 2015

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Carys Davies wins the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award

Huge congratulations to 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winner, Carys Davies and her publisher Salt, who have won the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for The Redemption of Galen Pike! “Though short in size, this collection punches well above its weight. The stories are clear, concise and full of depth. The sense of place, grasp of…

Posted on 8th July 2015

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Short of time? Adventures With Words share their favourite short stories

The Adventures With Words duo have put together a video on their favourite short stories you must read this summer. Enjoy!     Rob Chilver and Kate Neilan are Colchester-based bloggers and podcasters at AdventuresWithWords.com. They blog and talk mainly about books, but also love comics, film, TV, theatre and music. Rob is a bookseller and…

Posted on 7th July 2015

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2015 Longlisted author awarded Aurora Mardiganian Gold Medal

Huge congrats to 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize longlisted author, Eve Makis, who has been awarded the ‘Aurora Mardiganian Gold Medal’ for The Spice Box Letters. The medal has been awarded to Eve in recognition of a novel that raises global awareness of the Armenian Genocide. The story is told through a granddaughter’s exploration of her family…

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