Posted on 8th December 2015

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Industry Unity

Kamila Shamsie, author of Burnt Shadows, has kindly allowed us to reproduce the talk she gave at the Futurebook Author Day conference in London on 30th November 2015. Let me do what novelists like to do best. Let me tell you some stories. Two stories, in fact. Story 1 In 1998, my first novel In the City by…

Posted on 1st December 2015

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News: Ben Myers

Congratulations to 2015 longlisted author Ben Myers, who has won The Portico Prize For Literature 2015 with his novel, Beastings (Bluemoose Books). Fiction judge, Professor Andrew Biswell, said: “The books have provoked a variety of emotions – as all great writing should – of which pleasure has been the strongest.” The awards, given every two years…