Monday, 28 March 2016

Shakespeare in Nottingham

Saturday, 19 March 2016

2016 EMBA

The 2016 East Midlands Book Award shortlist has been announced and our Eve Makis is in the running with her excellent The Spice Box Letters (reviewed here). The winner of the £1000 prize will be revealed at the Lowdham Book Festival in June.

The judges: short-story writer and novelist Dan Powell, bookshop owner and former president of the Booksellers Association Jane Streeter, and former EMBA winner Alison McQueen.

The shortlist:
A Killing Moon by Steven Dunne
The Boy in the Mirror by Tom Preston
Melissa by Jonathon Taylor
Burning Books by Jess Green
The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis
The Princess and the Giant by Caryl Hart and Sarah Warburton