More on the prize here.
(Agent for Alexia Casale: Claire Wilson)
We are delighted to announce that Audrey Magee’s THE UNDERTAKING, Charlotte Mendelson’s ALMOST ENGLISH and Donna Tartt’s THE GOLDFINCH have been longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014.
For more information about the award please click here.
We are thrilled to announce that Katherine Rundell‘s ROOFTOPPERS has won The Blue Peter Best Story Award 2014. The award was voted for by over 400 children from 10 schools across the UK and you can see Katherine receive her award on tonight’s Blue Peter at 5.30pm.
(Agent for Katherine Rundell: Claire Wilson)
We are delighted to announce that the BBC National Short Story Award 2014 will be judged by Amit Chaudhuri. He will be joined by fellow judges Laura Dockrill, Adam Foulds and Di Speirs, with BBC Creative Director and presenter Alan Yentob to chair the judging panel.
The shortlist of five stories will be announced on BBC Radio Four’s Front Row during the week commencing 15 September 2014, with each of the five stories broadcast on BBC Radio Four throughout the following week. The winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony in the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House on Tuesday 30 September 2014.
(Agent for Amit Chaudhuri: Peter Straus)