Desmond Elliott Prize 2009 attains global coverageThursday, October 01, 2009
The Desmond Elliott Prize 2009 gained coverage across the globe at every stage. The longlist was picked up internationally, including The New Yorker and the shortlist and winner announcements were covered throughout the world with features appearing in
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The Desmond Elliot Prize 2013 shortlist announced
Thursday, May 23, 2013>
The 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
Thursday, April 25, 2013>
Joanne 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.
Friday, January 25, 2013>
Entries are invited for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2013, one of the most prestigious literary awards for debut writers in the UK and Ireland.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012>
New film celebrates fifth anniversary of the Desmond Elliott Prize
Friday, July 13, 2012>
Grace McCleen has tonight been named the winner of the fifth Desmond Elliott Prize for her novel The Land of Decoration, published by Chatto & Windus.
Thursday, June 28, 2012>
With 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.
Friday, June 15, 2012>
The Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist for 2012 has been announced, celebrating the very best of debut fiction by the rising stars of the literary world.
Thursday, May 24, 2012>
Psychological 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.
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