Posted on 30th July 2014

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Summer Reads by Anita Sethi

July might be both the cruelest or kindest month of all for authors and publishers, depending on whether they’ve made the cut for the Man Booker longlist, one of the most tense times in the literary calendar with the announcement of that “Man Booker Dozen” as it is known, and the subsequent delight, disappointment and debate.

Posted on 17th July 2014

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Anita Sethi on fiction and music

Pianos, violins, lutes, mandolins, string quartets, tin drums. Jazz, blues, reggae, rave, symphonies. Waltzes, ballet. Open the pages of fiction, and all manner of music might flood out – both as a theme as well as in lyrical and rhythmic cadences of the prose itself.

Posted on 8th July 2014

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Anita Sethi on Experimental Fiction

In her second piece as Guest Editor Anita Sethi looks at experimental fiction and how the awarding of a major prize such as the Baileys Womens’ Prize for Fiction to Eimear McBride’s A Girl is a Half-formed Thing may signal a shift into a new era of novelistic experimentation.

Posted on 24th June 2014

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Eight successful novels powerfully exploring failure

In her first piece as Guest Editor on the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize website this month, Anita Sethi explores the eight winning titles of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2014.

Posted on 10th June 2014

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Guest Editor for June announced: Anita Sethi

We are thrilled to announce that Anita Sethi will be joining us as Guest Editor on FictionUncovered.co.uk over the next month, during which we will see the announcement of the 8 winning authors of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2014, on the evening of June 19. Check the website, Twitter and Facebook feeds for her articles the first of…