Waverton Good Read

Book award

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The list of books nominated for the 2017-18 Award is now available here

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2016/17 Winners announced

The winner, decided by ballot at the meeting on 23rd June, is Harry Parker for his novel "Anatomy of a Soldier"

View full list of nominations for 2016-17

View short listed books for 2016-17

Children's Award winner

The winner of the 2016-17 Children's Award is Laurel Remington for her book "The Secret Cooking Club"

Welcome

Welcome to the new web site for the Waverton Good Read Award. You can now search the site and submit your review on-line. Enjoy a host of other minor improvements.

Every year the residents of Waverton make an award to the best British debut novel published in the previous 12 months.

Events and meetings

The award dinner for Harry Parker will be held on Friday 20th October 2017 at Eaton Golf Club in Waverton. Tickets can be reserved with Wendy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01244 33 2053

Next Meetings

The schedule of speaker dates for next year (2017/18) is:

  • Tues 19 Sept 2017 - The speaker was Rose McGinty, author of "Electric Souk". See report under Events
  • Tues 28 Nov 2017 - The speaker will be Annabelle Thorpe, author of last year's runner-up "The People We Were Before"
  • Tues 9 Jan 2018 - Long listing meeting. The speaker is to be announced
  • Tues 27 Mar 2018 - Short listing meeting. The speaker is to be announced
  • Tues 26 June 2018 - Voting meeting. The speaker is to be announced

Meetings are at 7.30pm in Burley Hall, Old Waverton. All are welcome: £2 on the door.

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