Posted on 28th August 2015

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Jo Mazelis reads from her novel, Significance

Listen to Jo Mazelis read from the first chapter of her novel, Significance (Seren Books) here:   Jo Mazelis is the author of short stories, non-fiction and poetry. Her collection of stories, Diving Girls (Parthian, 2002), was short-listed for the Commonwealth ‘Best First Book’ and Wales Book of the Year. Her second book, Circle Games (Parthian, 2005), was long-listed for Wales Book…

Posted on 27th August 2015

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Backlist: Jo Mazelis

Diving Girls  (Parthian, 2002) Short-listed for the Commonwealth ‘Best First Book’ and Wales Book of the Year. A unique and enthralling collection from a prize-winning author, these short stories are sure to enthrall. In addition to being shortlisted for the Best First Book Award in the Eurasia Commonwealth Writers Prize, this collection was also shortlisted…

Posted on 26th August 2015

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Reviews: Significance by Jo Mazelis

“With Significance Mazelis has set her novel-writing bar at a breathtaking height.” — Rachel Trezise, Agenda  Fiction – Significance by Jo Mazelis Significance is written with admirable storytelling skill that weaves captivating narrative tension, poetic density and exploration of ideas. Further enjoyment is provided by an acute sense of place which makes for a vivid experience of…

Posted on 25th August 2015

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Celebrating the Winners of the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize: Jo Mazelis

Every week until the beginning of September, we’re celebrating one of this year’s Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winning authors. This week we’re celebrating 2015 winner, Jo Mazelis who won with her novel, Significance. “A must read for anyone who loves literary fiction and believes they would never read a crime novel.” (Cathy Galvin,  journalist, poet and Director of The…

Posted on 23rd June 2015

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Significance

“A must read for anyone who loves literary fiction and believes they would never read a crime novel.” Cathy Galvin,  journalist, poet and Director of The Word Factory Synopsis: Lucy Swann is trying on a new life. She’s cut and dyed her hair and bought new clothes, but she’s only got as far as a small…