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Authors' Club First Novel Award

Index Authors' Club First Novel Award

Authors' Club Best First Novel Award is awarded by the Authors' Club to the most promising first novel of the year, written by a British author and published in the UK during the calendar year preceding the year in which the award is presented. [1]

58 relations: Alan Brownjohn, Alan Sillitoe, Andrew Cowan (writer), Authors' Club, Barry England, Brian Clarke (author), Brian Moore (novelist), British Council, Carl Tighe, City of Bohane, Dan Rhodes, David Caute, David Rubin (author), Debut novel, Diran Adebayo, Edmund Ward (screenwriter), Figures in a Landscape, Frances Vernon, Gilbert Adair, Harry Bloom, Henry Shukman, Jackie Kay, James Mossman, Jennifer Johnston, John Pearson (author), Jonathan Kemp (writer), Judith Hearne, Katharine Gordon, Kevin Barry (author), Laura Beatty, Leslie Thomas, Lindsey Davis, Lionel Davidson, Martin Page (British author), Mick Jackson (author), Nadeem Aslam, Neil Griffiths (novelist), Nicola Monaghan, Paul Bailey (British writer), Peter Benson (author), Peter Tinniswood, Pollard (novel), Rachel Ingalls, Ready Player One, Rhidian Brook, Robin Douglas-Home, Ros Barber, Rosemary Hawley Jarman, S. A. Afolabi, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, ..., Susan Fletcher (British author), The Holy Innocents (Adair novel), The Killing Jar (novel), The Night of Wenceslas, The Silver Pigs, The Underground Man (novel), The Virgin Soldiers, Timoleon Vieta Come Home. Expand index (8 more) »

Alan Brownjohn

Alan Charles Brownjohn FRSL (born 28 July 1931) is an English poet and novelist.

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Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe (4 March 192825 April 2010) was an English writer and one of the so-called "angry young men" of the 1950s.

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Andrew Cowan (writer)

Andrew Cowan (born 1960) is an English novelist and Director of the Creative Writing programme at the University of East Anglia.

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Authors' Club

The Authors' Club is a British membership organisation established as a place where writers could meet and talk.

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Barry England

Barry England (16 March 1932 – 21 May 2009) was an English novelist and playwright.

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Brian Clarke (author)

James Brian Clarke (born 1938) is an English author, journalist and angler.

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Brian Moore (novelist)

Brian Moore (25 August 1921 – 11 January 1999), who has been described as "one of the few genuine masters of the contemporary novel", was a novelist and screenwriter from Northern Ireland who emigrated to Canada and later lived in the United States.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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Carl Tighe

Carl Tighe (born 26 April 1950) is a British writer, essayist, novelist, and poet.

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City of Bohane

City of Bohane is the debut novel by Ireland's Kevin Barry.

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Dan Rhodes

Dan Rhodes (born 1972) is an English writer, possibly best known for the novel Timoleon Vieta Come Home (2003), a subversion of the popular Lassie Come Home movie.

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David Caute

John David Caute (born 16 December 1936 in Alexandria, Egypt) is a British author, novelist, playwright, historian and journalist.

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David Rubin (author)

David George Rubin (March 27, 1924 - February 2, 2008) was an American novelist and translator.

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Debut novel

A debut novel is the first novel a novelist publishes.

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Diran Adebayo

Diran Adebayo FRSL (born 30 August 1968) is a British novelist, cultural critic and academic best known for his stylish, inventive tales of London and the lives of African diasporans.

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Edmund Ward (screenwriter)

Edmund Ward (February 23, 1928 – July 12, 1993) was a British novelist and screenwriter.

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Figures in a Landscape

Figures in a Landscape was Barry England's first novel.

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Frances Vernon

Frances Vernon (1963–1991) was a British novelist.

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Gilbert Adair

Gilbert Adair (29 December 19448 December 2011) was a Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist.

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Harry Bloom

Harry Saul Bloom (1 January 1913 – 28 July 1981) was a South African journalist, novelist, activist and lecturer.

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Henry Shukman

Henry Shukman (born 1962 in Oxford, Oxfordshire) is an English poet and writer.

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Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay MBE FRSE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.

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James Mossman

David James Mossman (10 September 1926 – 5 April 1971) was a British journalist, broadcaster, a TV reporter, film-maker, interviewer and former MI6 agent with a famously acerbic interviewing style.

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Jennifer Johnston

Jennifer Johnston (born 12 January 1930 in Dublin) is an Irish novelist.

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John Pearson (author)

John George Pearson (born 5 October 1930) is an English novelist and an author of biographies, notably of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, and of the Kray twins.

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Jonathan Kemp (writer)

Jonathan Kemp (born 1967) is an English writer.

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Judith Hearne

Judith Hearne (later republished as The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne), was regarded by Northern Irish-Canadian writer Brian Moore as his first novel.

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Katharine Gordon

Katharine Gordon (born 1916) is a British author who wrote eight romance novels from 1978 to 2001.

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Kevin Barry (author)

Kevin Barry (born 1969) in Limerick City is an Irish writer.

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Laura Beatty

Laura Mary Catherine Beatty (née Keen; born 1 May 1963) is a writer awarded the Authors' Club First Novel Award for her 2008 novel Pollard, also shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize.

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Leslie Thomas

Leslie Thomas, OBE (22 March 1931 – 6 May 2014) was a Welsh author best known for his comic novel The Virgin Soldiers.

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Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis (born 1949) is an English historical novelist, best known as the author of the Falco series of historical crime stories set in ancient Rome and its empire.

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Lionel Davidson

Lionel Davidson FRSL (31 March 192221 October 2009) was an English novelist who wrote spy thrillers.

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Martin Page (British author)

Martin Page (30 June 1938 - 10 September 2003) was a British writer and journalist who founded Business Traveler magazine.

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Mick Jackson (author)

Mick Jackson (born 1960) is a British writer from England, best known for his novel The Underground Man (1997).

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Nadeem Aslam

Nadeem Aslam FRSL (born 11 July 1966 in Gujranwala, Pakistan) is a prize-winning British Pakistani novelist.

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Neil Griffiths (novelist)

Neil Griffiths is a British novelist, and the founder of the Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses.

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Nicola Monaghan

Nicola Monaghan is an English novelist and author of The Killing Jar, Starfishing and The Okinawa Dragon.

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Paul Bailey (British writer)

Paul Bailey (born 16 February 1937) is a British novelist and critic, as well as a biographer of Cynthia Payne and Quentin Crisp.

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Peter Benson (author)

Peter Benson is the author of novels, plays and short stories, and has been described by the London Evening Standard as having 'one of the most distinctive voices in modern British fiction'.

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Peter Tinniswood

Peter Tinniswood (21 December 1936 – 9 January 2003) was an English radio and TV comedy scriptwriter, and author of a series of popular cricketing novels.

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Pollard (novel)

Pollard is the debut novel of Laura Beatty, first published in hardback in 2008 by Chatto & Windus and the following year in paperback by Vintage Books.

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Rachel Ingalls

Rachel Holmes Ingalls (born 1940) is an American-born author who has lived in the United Kingdom, since 1965.

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One is a 2011 science fiction novel, and the debut novel of American author Ernest Cline.

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Rhidian Brook

Rhidian Brook (born 1964) is a Welsh novelist, screenwriter and broadcaster.

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Robin Douglas-Home

Cecil Robin Douglas-Home (8 May 1932 – 15 October 1968) was a Scottish aristocrat, jazz pianist and author.

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Ros Barber

Ros Barber (born 25 January 1964) is a British novelist, poet, and academic.

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Rosemary Hawley Jarman

Rosemary Hawley Jarman (27 April 1935 – 17 March 2015) was an English novelist and writer of short stories.

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S. A. Afolabi

Segun Afolabi is a Nigerian novelist and short story writer, born in Kaduna, Nigeria, in 1966.

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is the first novel by British author Alan Sillitoe and won the Author's Club First Novel Award.

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Susan Fletcher (British author)

Susan Fletcher (born 1979) is a British novelist.

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The Holy Innocents (Adair novel)

The Holy Innocents (1988) is a novel by Gilbert Adair about incestuous siblings and the stranger who enters their world.

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The Killing Jar (novel)

The Killing Jar (Chatto and Windus) is the debut novel of Nicola Monaghan, published in March 2006.

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The Night of Wenceslas

The Night of Wenceslas is the debut novel of British thriller and crime writer Lionel Davidson.

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The Silver Pigs

The Silver Pigs is a 1989 historical mystery crime novel by Lindsey Davis and the first book in the Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries series.

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The Underground Man (novel)

The Underground Man (1997) is a novel by Mick Jackson.

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The Virgin Soldiers

The Virgin Soldiers is a 1966 comic novel by Leslie Thomas, inspired by his own experiences of National Service in the British Army.

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Timoleon Vieta Come Home

Timoleon Vieta Come Home: A Sentimental Journey (2003) is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes, a parody of the classic Lassie Come Home film.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authors'_Club_First_Novel_Award

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