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Imogen Hermes Gowar shortlisted for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018

Nov 5, 2018

The author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, Imogen Hermes Gowar has been shortlisted for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018.

Run in association with the University of Warwick, the award recognises the best literary work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry of the year by a British or Irish writer of 35 or under.

Published to huge critical acclaim, The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock was a Sunday Times bestseller and was also shortlisted for the Women's Fiction Prize and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018.

Past winners include Zadie Smith, Max Porter and last year’s recipient, Sally Rooney.