Yearly Archives: 2011

Desmond Elliot Prize 2011 Winner Announced!

The Prize for New Fiction  Anjali Joseph wins £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize  www.desmondelliottprize.org.uk   Former commissioning editor of ELLE Magazine India triumphs with critically acclaimed first novel Anjali Joseph was tonight (Thursday 23 June) named as the winner of the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize 2011 for Saraswati Park, published by Fourth Estate. The Prize is […]




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The Desmond Elliott Prize 2011 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

Unemployed civil servant makes shortlist for 10,000 Prize Bookies back former commissioning editor of ELLE Magazine India to win The three writers shortlisted for the prize include Dazed & Confused writer Ned Beauman, unemployed civil servant Stephen Kelman and former commissioning editor of ELLE Magazine India Anjali Joseph. Both Beauman and Joseph had been working […]




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The Desmond Elliott Prize 2011 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED

A magazine editor, a film director and an award-winning journalist turn their creativity to fiction One contender blossoms from redundant administrator to publishers darling Londons real-life dramas inspire some capital fiction Historical and international settings distinguish this richly varied list Diverse coming-of-age experiences range from hip-hop in Harrow to teenage militancy in Kashmir The longlist […]




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JUDGES ANNOUNCED AND FACEBOOK PAGE LAUNCHED

BBC’S ED STOURTON TO CHAIR   www.desmondelliottprize.com   The judges for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011 are announced today, Friday 28 January 2011. BBC broadcaster and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Show Edward Stourton will chair the panel of judges and is joined by Fanny Blake, author and Books Editor of Woman&Home, and Amy […]




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