More articles Wednesday 24 February 2010 12:00am
Prize-winners round up
Here’s a wee round up of prizes won by some of our 2009 Book Festival authors since the festival took place last August. Haven’t they done well?
Southbank Show Awards literature prize for The Quickening Maze
Costa Novel Award for Brooklyn?
Costa Children's Award for The Ask and the Answer
Guardian First Book Award for An Elegy for Easterly
Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award for The Bard
Saltire Society Scottish First Book of the Year for The Tin Kin
Booktrust Teenage Prize for The Graveyard Book
Roald Dahl Funny Prize (age 6 and under) for Mr Pusskins Best in Show
Roald Dahl Funny Prize (age 7 – 14) for Grubtown Tales: Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky
Man Booker Prize for Fiction for Wolf Hall
Forward Poetry Prize for best collection for Rain
Forward Poetry Prize for best single poem for At Roane Head
Forward Poetry Prize for best first collection for The Striped World
The 2010 Book Festival programme will be available from June. Until then we can’t divulge its contents, but what we can say with true conviction is that it will be full of future prize winners...