Author Archives: Madeleine

Past Prize Winners and What Happened Next

In the past ten years, the Prize has consistently discovered some of the most gifted writers of new fiction.

Liz Thomson, Prize Trustee and journalist, has gone back to each one of the ten winners and to discover what impact winning the Prize has had on their writing careers and also, what happened next…

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The Desmond Elliot Prize 2013 shortlist announced The annual Desmond Elliott Prize, which celebrates and champions the very best in debut fiction, has today (Thursday 23 May 2013) announced a shortlist of three novels, including The Marlowe Papers, a story written entirely in verse. An ambitious undertaking for a new novelist, it focuses on the […]

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2013 Longlist Announced

Granta The Marlowe Papers The Panopticon Petite Mort The Fields Signs of Life Seldom Seen Jammy Dodger The Painted Bridge Saraswati Park Blackmoor Gifted appeared in publications such as , , the Guardian and. She has a PhD onMarlowe and She lives in Brighton and has four children. The Panopticon the inaugural Mslexia Novel Competition […]

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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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