Tuesday, June 18, 2013

East Midland Book Awards and Oakham Festival Reception

East Midland Book Awards and Festival Reception

THURSDAY 20th JUNE @ Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, Oakham 6.00pm

Free limited tickets available from 01159 597929 or email Antonia@writingeastmidlands.co.uk

The East Midlands Book Award is an annual award of 1000 given to a writer of Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, or Poetry. This year’s short-list includes Alison Moore’s Man Booker short-listed The Lighthouse and International Impac Dublin Literary Award winner Jon McGregor’s This Isn't the Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like you. The award for best book of 2012 will be presented by celebrated crime writer John Harvey. Canapés provided by Hambleton Hall. We also celebrate the start of the Festival.