Tagged: Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford | 'I love that endlessly varied pressure from other people’s lives in cities'

For the past 12 years, Francis Spufford has walked to work at Goldsmiths College, part... Read more

Authors praise Spufford’s Narnia ‘fan fiction’

Authors have praised Francis Spufford’s novel set in the world of Narnia, with some suggesting the C S Lewis estate should allow the book to be... Read more

Pictures of the week

Tom Fletcher and David Jason celebrate the publication of their latest titles this Super Thursday, as Melvin Burgess celebrates his nomination for the Hans Christian... Read more

Golden Hill wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize

Francis Spufford has been awarded the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize for his "miraculously constructed" debut Golden Hill (Faber). Read more

Spufford wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

Francis Spufford has won the Royal Society of Literature’s £10,000 Ondaatje Prize for his debut novel Golden Hill (Faber). Read more

Spufford on shortlist for Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017

Francis Spufford's much-lauded Golden Hill (Faber) has gained yet another prize nod, this time on the six-strong shortlist for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017 (£2,500).... Read more

Desmond Elliott Prize longlists Spufford, de Waal and Buchanan

Titles by Francis Spufford, Kit de Waal and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan have been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists.... Read more

Sebastian Barry wins Costa Novel Award

Irish novelist Sebastian Barry has won the Costa Novel Award for a second time with Days Without End (Faber & Faber).... Read more

The Books of the Year 2016

The newspapers’ books of the year round-ups yielded some intriguing results, with Hisham Matar proving the most popular pick; indie publishers taking a healthy share... Read more

Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How... Read more

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