For more information on the prize, please see here.
A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee has been shortlisted for both The Gold Dagger and the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger. The Long Drop by Denise Mina has been shortlisted for the Historical Dagger. The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale has been shortlisted for the Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction.
For more information about the prize, please see here.
As well as a cheque for £5,000, the Gordon Burn Prize offers the winning writer the opportunity to undertake a writing retreat of up to three months at Gordon Burn’s cottage in the Scottish Borders.
This year’s eclectic judging panel are artist and musician, Cosey Fanni Tutti; Zimbabwean writer, Petina Gappah; editor of Observer Food Monthly and writer, Allan Jenkins: and novelist, journalist, and broadcaster, Ian Sansom.
We wish both Gwendoline and Denise the best of luck.
RCW are delighted to announce that two of our authors have been shortlisted for the Historical Writers Association Awards 2017.
We wish both Sarah and Abir the best of luck for the awards ceremony in October.
Excitingly, we have a few authors up for the Historical Writers’ Association awards:
Sebastian Barry – Days without End
Daniel Beer– The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars
David Cesarani– Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949
Abir Mukerjee – A Rising Man
Sarah Perry – The Essex Serpent
Daniel Todman– Britain’s War: Into Battle, 1937-1941
Alex von Tunzelmann– Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary and the Crisis that Shook the World
It’s great to have so many of our talented writers recognized for their work!