The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry by a British or Irish author aged between 18 and 35. The British Council in the UK and Ireland is delighted through our partnership with the prize to be supporting young writers in exploring international opportunities that will inspire them for the rest of their careers. Listen to our podcast with the 5 shortlisted authors from 2017, as they discuss their inspirations and introduce their work. Featuring:
Minoo Dinshaw author of Outlandish Knight – The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman (Allen Lane)
Claire North author of The End of the Day (Orbit)
Julianne Pachico author of The Lucky Ones (Faber & Faber)
Sally Rooney author of Conversations with Friends (Faber & Faber)
Sara Taylor author of The Lauras (Windmill)
Find out more here.