'BRAVE AND INNOVATIVE' NOVEL IN VERSE SHORTLISTED FOR DEBUT FICTION PRIZEThe Desmond Elliot Prize 2013 shortlist announced
Read more »Thursday, May 23, 2013
2013 Longlist AnnouncedThe Desmond Elliott Prize, which celebrates and champions the very best in debut fiction, is this year dominated by female talent, leaving space for just three male writers on the longlist of ten
Read more »Thursday, April 25, 2013
Joanne Harris to chair judging panel for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2013Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, is to chair the judging panel for this year's Desmond Elliott Prize, one of the most prestigious awards for debut novelists from the UK and Ireland.
Read more »Friday, January 25, 2013
Call for Entries for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2013Entries are invited for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2013, one of the most prestigious literary awards for debut writers in the UK and Ireland.
Read more »Wednesday, September 26, 2012
New film tells story of the Desmond Elliott Prize for new fictionNew film celebrates fifth anniversary of the Desmond Elliott Prize
Read more »Friday, July 13, 2012
Grace McCleen wins the Desmond Elliott Prize with The Land of DecorationGrace McCleen has tonight been named the winner of the fifth Desmond Elliott Prize for her novel The Land of Decoration, published by Chatto & Windus.
Read more »Thursday, June 28, 2012
Win the Desmond Elliott Prize Shortlist for 2012With just a few days to go until the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize for debut fiction is announced on the 28th June, we are celebrating the Prize's 5th anniversary by giving away 4 sets of copies of the three shortlisted titles.
Read more »Friday, June 15, 2012
2012 Shortlist announcedThe Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist for 2012 has been announced, celebrating the very best of debut fiction by the rising stars of the literary world.
Read more »Thursday, May 24, 2012
2012 Longlist AnnouncedPsychological thrillers, philosophical journeys and coming-of-age stories are amongst the ten debut novels longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize today, Tuesday 24 April 2012. With many of the books focusing on politics and social realism, this longlist reflects a trend in debut fiction of bringing contemporary resonance to some traditional heavyweight themes.
Read more »Tuesday, April 24, 2012