Award winning books 2014

Winners

  • Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Hawthornden Prize: Dear Boy by Emily Berry
  • Charleston-Chichester Award for a Lifetime’s Excellence in Short Fiction: Edna O’Brien
  • Wales Book of the Year: Pink Mist by Owen Sheers
  • North East Book Award: Frost Hollow Hall by Emma Carroll
  • Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Desmond Elliott Prize: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Goldsboro Last Laugh Award for Best Humorous Crime Novel: Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller
  • The eDunnit Award for Best Crime Fiction Ebook: Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller
  • Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Europe & Canada region): Lucy Caldwell
  • Waterstones Children’s Book Prize (5-12 category & overall winner): Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
  • E. M. Forster Award : Sarah Hall
  • The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry: Douglas Dunn
  • Blue Peter Book Award (Best Story category): Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
  • Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography: Stage Blood by Michael Blakemore
  • Red House Children’s Book Award (Younger category): Atticus Claw Breaks the Law by Jennifer Gray

 

Shortlisted

  • Dylan Thomas Prize: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Gordon Burn Prize: The Free by Willy Vlautin
  • Irish Times Poetry Now Award: Go Giants by Nick Laird
  • Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year: Eleven Days by Stav Sherez
  • Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award: Bark by Lorrie Moore
  • Forward Prize for Best Collection: I Knew the Bride by Hugo Williams
  • Forward Prize for Best Single Poem: ‘Thank You for Your Email‘ by Jack Underwood
  • Forward Prize for Best Collection: I Knew the Bride by Hugo Williams
  • Forward Prize for Best Single Poem: ‘Thank You for Your Email‘ by Jack Underwood
  • Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize: The Last Word by Hanif Kureishi
  • Branford Boase Award: Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door by Ross Montgomery
  • Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • The British Sports Books Awards (Rugby Book of the Year): Calon by Owen Sheers
  • Thwaites Wainwright Prize for UK Nature and Travel: Walking Home by Simon Armitage
  • Theatre Book Prize: Stage Blood by Michael Blakemore
  • The Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award: Time Present and Time Past by Deirdre Madden; A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Waterstones Children’s Book Prize: The Bone Dragon by Alexia Casale and Butter by Erin Lange (teen category)

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