The list of the 24 books long-listed for the 2017-18 Award is now available here
The books submitted for the 2017-18 Children's Award are 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"
Children's Award winner
The winner of the 2016-17 Children's Award is Laurel Remington for her book "The Secret Cooking Club"
... and a happy New Year
May all our readers enjoy many new novels in 2018.
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 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 was Annabelle Thorpe, author of last year's runner-up "The People We Were Before"
- Tues 16 Jan 2018 - Long listing meeting. The speaker was Keith Stuart, author of "A Boy Made of Blocks"
- 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: £3 on the door.