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Porter and Barker shortlisted for 2019 Gordon Burn Prize

The shortlist has been announced for the seventh annual Gordon Burn Prize with two nods for Faber, including Max Porter, as well as nominations for three... Read more

Barker, Hudson and Porter on Gordon Burn longlist

Pat Barker’s re-telling of the Trojan wars The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton) joins Kerry Hudson’s memoir Lowborn (Chatto) and Max Porter’s mythic tale Lanny (Faber) on the longlist for... Read more

Jesse Ball | 'Let the dead be thoroughly serious. The rest of us are too busy'

We spoke to American author Jesse Ball about the inspirations behind Gordon Burn Prize-winning novel Census (Granta Books). Read more

Jesse Ball wins Gordon Burn Prize

American author Jesse Ball is the winner of the £5,000 Gordon Burn Prize 2018 with his novel Census (Granta Books). ... Read more

McNamara makes 2018 Gordon Burn shortlist

The late Michelle McNamara has made the shortlist for the 2018 Gordon Burn Prize, which seeks to champion "fearless non-fiction and bold, genre-defying fiction". Read more

Denise Mina makes Gordon Burn Prize shortlist

Denise Mina’s The Long Drop has made the fiction-heavy Gordon Burn Prize shortlist this year, along with two debuts. Read more

Ali Smith longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2017

Ali Smith has been longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017 for the first in her Seasonal four-part series, Autumn (Hamish Hamilton). ... Read more

Booker-nominated Szalay and Moshfegh contend for Gordon Burn Prize

Jonathan Cape's Man Booker Prize-longlisted titles All That Man Is by David Szalay and Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh have been shortlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn... Read more

Jimmy Savile book wins Gordon Burn Prize

Dan Davies has won the Gordon Burn Prize for In Plain Sight: The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile (Quercus). Read more

Gordon Burn Prize 2015 shortlist: what the judges say

Books that take a fresh, undaunted approach to writing – that is the criteria for the Gordon Burn Prize. The 2015 shortlist features five... Read more

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