Yearly Archives: 2012

Call for Entries for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2013

Now in its sixth year, the 10,000 Prize is presented in the name of the acclaimed publisher, agent and bon viveur, Desmond Elliott, whose passion for finding and nurturing new authors is perpetuated by this award. It is given to a first novel from any genre, published between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013, […]




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2012 Longlist Announced

Psychological thrillers, philosophical journeys and coming-of-age stories are amongst the ten debut novels longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize today, Tuesday 24 April 2012. With many of the books focusing on politics and social realism, this longlist reflects a trend in debut fiction of bringing contemporary resonance to some traditional heavyweight themes. The longlist for […]




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The Desmond Elliott Prize – 2012 Judges Announced

The Desmond Elliott Prize will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a panel of judges chaired by one of Desmond Elliotts own protgs, the critically acclaimed author Sam Llewellyn. He will be joined on the 2012 panel by Tom Gatti, Deputy Editor of The Times Review section and Caroline Mileham, Head of Books at Play.com. When […]




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