The Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Following a panel event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival with past-Prize winners Lisa McInerney and Claire Fuller, chaired by author and former Chair of Judges, Chris Cleave, the Desmond Elliott Prize hosted a drinks reception at the Roxburghe Hotel to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The reception was organised in partnership with Scottish Book Trust and hosted by Booker Prize shortlisted author, Graeme Macrae Burnet. Prize trustees, Elizabeth Thomson and Christine Berry, and the Prize’s Literary Director, Emma Manderson, were joined by an array of guests including McInerney and Fuller.

All images credit: Greg Macvean