NW15: the anthology of new writing

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Granta Books, Aug 15, 2007 - Literary Collections - 320 pages
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The British Council’s annual anthology of new writing showcases the best in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry from writers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Commonwealth. This new selection has been chosen by the novelists Bernardine Evaristo (The Emperor's Babe) and Maggie Gee (The White Family, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction). The last volume included Kirsty Gunn, Michel Faber, Marina Warner, Romesh Gunesekera, Hermione Lee, and Esther Freud. As always, some of the best names in English writing are sure to be included—as well as the delight of the new.

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User Review  - TadAD - LibraryThing

This collection of short stories, essays and poetry provides the reader with a wide-ranging variety of themes, ranging from Ursula Holden's serious essay on what it means to be a writer, through Rahat ... Read full review

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User Review  - Persephone Abbott - Goodreads

On the whole I liked the poetry selection. However, the short stories that most charmed my eyes were the ones by more established writers. The section at the end, writers discussing writing, was ... Read full review

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Down the Market
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Hearing Myself Think
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Unfound
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to a Nigerian father and an English mother. She trained as an actress and cofounded a theater company for which she wrote plays and acted. She has won numerous writing awards for prose and poetry, including the EMMA (Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards) Best Book Award for her novel Lara. She has held writing fellowships at the University of East Anglia and Barnard College.

Maggie Gee was chosen as one of Granta's original 'Best Young British Novelists'. She has published many novels to great acclaim, including My Cleaner, The Flood, and The White Family which was short listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002 (UK). She is the first female chair of the Royal society of Literature and lives in London.

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