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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Desmond Elliott Prize 2010 winner announced

Desmond Elliott Prize 2010 winner announcedAli Shaw has been named as the winner of the GBP10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize, for The Girl with Glass Feet, published by Atlantic Books. Elizabeth Buchan, Chair of the Judges, comments: "After some soul searching and much debate, we decided on The Girl with Glass Feet as our winner. This is an extraordinary first novel - bold, original, tragic and endlessly surprising. In its exploration of frozen landscapes, both interior and exterior, and in its precisely detailed and articulated fantasy, it is possible to see a substantial author of the future"

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