Yearly Archives: 2017

Q&A with David Savill

We spoke to David Savill about his debut novel, They Are Trying to Break Your Heart, and what it’s like to be longlisted for the 10th anniversary Desmond Elliott Prize. In 1994, Marko Novak’s world is torn apart by the death of his best friend. Kemal Lekic, a young soldier in the darkest days of the […]




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Q&A with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

We spoke to Rowan Hisayo Buchanan about her debut novel, Harmless Like You, and what it’s like to be longlisted for the 10th anniversary Desmond Elliott Prize. When the meaning of ‘home’ is complicated, we strive for a sense of connection. Yet sometimes being alone feels like the easiest choice to make. In 1968 Yuki is 16 and has not […]




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