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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]

53 relations: Andrew Cowan (writer), Authors' Club, Ben Birdsall, Brian Clarke (author), Brian Moore (novelist), Carl Tighe, Carole Cadwalladr, Christopher Marlowe, City of Bohane, David Caute, David Rubin (author), Diran Adebayo, Figures in a Landscape, Frances Vernon, Gilbert Adair, Glen Neath, James Mossman, Jay Rayner, Jennifer Johnston, John Pearson (author), Jonathan Kemp (writer), Judith Hearne, Katharine Gordon, Kevin Barry (author), Kishwar Desai, Laura Beatty, Lionel Davidson, List of British literary awards, List of literary awards, Mez Packer, Myriad Editions, Nadeem Aslam, Neil Griffiths (novelist), Oneworld Publications, Patrick Flanery, Patrick Neate, Paul Bailey (British writer), Peter Benson (author), Peter Tinniswood, Pollard (novel), Rachel Ingalls, Rawblood, Robin Douglas-Home, Rodge Glass, Ros Barber, Rosemary Hawley Jarman, S. A. Afolabi, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, The Night of Wenceslas, The Silver Pigs, ..., Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Trumpet (novel), Vanora Bennett. Expand index (3 more) »

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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Ben Birdsall

Ben Birdsall (born 1967) is an English writer and artist.

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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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Carl Tighe

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

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Carole Cadwalladr

Carole Cadwalladr (born 1969) is a British investigative journalist and features writer.

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Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 February 156430 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.

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City of Bohane

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

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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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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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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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Glen Neath

Glen Neath is a British novelist, theatre-maker and artist.

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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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Jay Rayner

Jay Rayner (born 14 September 1966) is a British journalist, writer, broadcaster, food critic and jazz musician.

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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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Kishwar Desai

Kishwar Desai (née Rosha) (born 1 December 1956) is an Indian author and columnist.

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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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Lionel Davidson

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

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List of British literary awards

This is a list of British literary awards.

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List of literary awards

This is a list of literary awards from around the world.

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Mez Packer

Mez Packer is an English novelist, born in Essex in 1966.

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Myriad Editions

Myriad Editions is an independent UK publishing house based in Brighton, Sussex, specialising in topical atlases, graphic non-fiction and original fiction, whose output also encompasses graphic novels that span a variety of genres, including memoir and life writing, as well political non-fiction.

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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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Oneworld Publications

Oneworld Publications is a British independent publishing firm founded in 1986 by Novin Doostdar and Juliet Mabey originally to publish accessible non-fiction by experts and academics for the general market.

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Patrick Flanery

Patrick Flanery (born 1974, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American author and academic.

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Patrick Neate

Patrick Neate (born 1970) is a British novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and podcaster.

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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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Rawblood

Rawblood is the 2016 debut horror novel by Catriona Ward.

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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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Rodge Glass

Roger "Rodge" Paul H Glass (born 17 January 1978 in Manchester) is an English writer.

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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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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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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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Trumpet (novel)

Trumpet is the debut novel of Scottish writer and poet Jackie Kay.

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Vanora Bennett

Vanora Bennett (born 1962) is a British author and award-winning journalist.

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

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