East Anglian Book Awards Prize Evening
The Assembly House, Norwich
Attend a literary prize giving for the East Anglian Book Awards.
The East Anglian Book Awards showcases the best writing inspired and created in the beautiful Fenlands of the East of England. Hosted by Nina Nannar, ITV”s News and Arts Correspondent, the evening will reveal each individual category winner, and the overall winner who will receive the prestigious accolade of East Anglian Book of the Year. Best-selling author Sophie Hannah will also give a reading.
Join the celebrations and discover this year's winners first hand for only £15. A hot fork buffet and glass of wine is included in the ticket price.
East Anglian Book Awards 2012 Shortlist is as follows:
Fiction - judged by B J Epstein, lecturer in literature and translation at UEA
Ninepins, by Rosy Thornton (published by Sandstone Press)
Weirdo, by Cathi Unsworth (Serpent’s Tail)
Black Shuck, by Piers Warren (Wildeye)
Poetry - judged by George Szirtes, poet, translator and critic
Appearances in the Bentinck Hotel, by Tim Cockburn (Salt Publishing)
The Mountains of Norfolk: Selected Poems, by Kevin Crossley-Holland (Enitharmon)
The Departure, by Chris Emery (Salt Publishing)
History and Tradition - judged by Carole Rawcliffe, professor of English history at UEA
The Norwich Knowledge, by Michael Loveday (Michael Loveday)
Strangers: A History of Norwich’s Incomers, by Frank Meeres (Norwich HEART)
Norwich: A Shattered City, by Steve Snelling (Halsgrove)
Biography and Memoir - judged by D J Taylor, novelist, biographer and critic
At the Yeoman’s House, by Ronald Blythe (Enitharmon)
From Osborne House to Wheatfen Broad: Memoirs of Phyllis Ellis, edited by Pete Kelley (Wheatfen Books)
Travelling towards War: John Ashford’s Journeys from Norfolk to Central Europe, 1938 and 1939, by Yvonne Morton (Troubador Publishing)
Nature and Places - judged by Mike Toms, EDP nature columnist and British Trust for Ornithology manager
How Hill: Heart of the Broads, by David Holmes (How Hill Trust)
Bumblebees of Norfolk, by Nick Owens and David Richmond (Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists’ Society)
The Last Hunters, by Candy Whittome (Full Circle Editions)
Art and Photography - judged by Mary Muir, Norfolk County Council arts officer
Tidelines, by Ian Collins (Jardine Press)
North Norfolk: A Painted Landscape, by Rachel Lockwood (Red Hare Publishing)
Glynn Thomas: East Anglia, A Different Perspective, by Alan Marshall (Mascot Media)
Travel and Guidebooks - judged by Vanessa Scott, owner of Strattons hotel and member of Norfolk Tourism board
The By-Mistake Guide to Norfolk, by Jim, assisted by Caroline Davison (Black Dog Books)
The Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path, by Bruce Robinson with Mike Robinson (Aurum)
Kiddiwalks in Norfolk, by Angela Youngman (Countryside Books)
Visit the Jarrold website to book tickets.
The EDP-Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards is sponsored by the EDP, Jarrold and Writers' Centre Norwich.