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The 2015 Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist Announced

Desmond Elliott_longlist books

Elizabeth is Missing and The Miniaturist lead the charge on The Desmond Elliott Prize longlist in “remarkable” year for debut fiction. Two number one bestsellers – Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey and The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton – are among ten novels longlisted today (2nd April) for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2015, hailed as […]

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The 2014 Winner

Eimear McBride

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride is this evening (Thursday 3rd July) announced as the winner of the annual Desmond Elliott Prize

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LITERARY BLOGGERS TO SHADOW 2014 PRIZE

We are very pleased to announce that Dan Lipscombe, who followed the Prize in 2013 on his blog, Utter Biblio, has organised a team of six literary bloggers and reviewers to shadow the 2014 Desmond Elliott Prize. The shadow judges will read all 10 of the longlisted books, predict their own version of the shortlist and […]

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