CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019 Winners
Francesca Reece – So Long Sarajevo / They Miss You So Badly
We are very excited to announce that after winning the Desperate Literature Prize, Francesca was picked up by Andrew Nurnberg Associates and her debut novel is forthcoming! More news soon on this.
Tom Benn – Stuart Hall and Stuart Hall
Shola Reinhold – The Arcadian
Tom Benn is an author, screenwriter and lecturer from Stockport, England. His first novel The Doll Princess (Cape), was nominated for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Portico Prize and the Crime Writers’ Association’s John Creasey Dagger. His other novels are Chamber Music (Cape) and Trouble Man (Cape). His creative nonfiction has appeared in The Paris Review Daily. His first film, ‘Real Gods Require Blood’, had its world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Short Film at the BFI London Film Festival. He teaches creative writing at the University of East Anglia.
Tom’s entry, ‘Stuart Hall and Stuart Hall’, is forthcoming with Structo Magazine.
Shola von Reinhold is a writer based in Glasgow. Shola’s first novel LOTE is due to be published in 2020 by Jacaranda Books.