Desmond Elliot Prize

Congratulations to Luke Kennard (Department of Film and Creative Writing) who's novel The Transition which has today been longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize!  

The 10 titles to be longlisted for the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize, the “most prestigious award for first-time novelists” (Daily Telegraph), were revealed on 31 March. The Prize is celebrating 10 years of supporting debut authors and is awarded in the name of the late, acclaimed literary agent and publisher, Desmond Elliott.

A shortlist will be announced on 5 May, and the winner will be revealed at a ceremony at Fortnum & Mason on 21 June.