South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: The Future

Special Feature: Nikesh Shukla Wins Best Book at the Inaugural ‘Books Are My Bag’ Reader Awards 2016

We’re featuring him as a Future Voice to watch out for in the publishing industry and recommend his recently published collection of essays The Good Immigrant as suggested reading for your journey of the decades and we are delighted to hear the news that Nikesh Shukla, along with the 21 contributing authors he anthologised and […]

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News: Jessie Greengrass shortlisted for The Sunday Times / Peter Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award

We highlighted her in your Reading Passports this year as a Future Voice to watch in the publishing industry and it has today been announced that Jessie Greengrass has been shortlisted for The Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award.

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REVIEW Butterfly Fish by Irenosen Okojie

When this book landed on my desk for review, I could not wait to delve into the story. The premise was one that hugely appealed to me

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An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk According to One Who Saw It

Great Auk is a 2015 collection of short stories by Jessie Greengrass. The collection features twelve stories which sprawl the centuries and the world.

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Irenosen Okojie

Irenosen Okojie is a writer and Arts Project Manager. Her debut novel Butterfly Fish won a Betty Trask award. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Guardian, the BBC and the Huffington Post amongst other publications.  

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Butterfly Fish

Butterfly Fish is the 2015 debut novel by Irenosen Okojie. It was the Betty Trask award winner 2016 for a debut novel by a writer under the age of 35.

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Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Meatspace, the Costa shortlisted novel Coconut Unlimited and the award-winning novella The Time Machine. He wrote the short film Two Dosas and the Channel 4 sitcom Kabadasses.

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Miriam Nash

Miriam Nash is a poet, performer, workshop leader and youth arts producer. She recently graduated from the Sarah Lawrence College in New York with an MFA in poetry.

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Daisy Johnson

Daisy Johnson is a British short story writer. After graduating with a Masters in Creative Writing from Oxford University, she was awarded the A M Heath prize for best piece of fiction by a graduating student.

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In a Dark, Dark Wood

In a Dark, Dark Wood is a 2015 psychological thriller by Ruth Ware. Amidst the trend for the psychological thriller, Ware sets the scene for this one perfectly. Six women, one hen party and nothing in common… except the bride.

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