The New Angle Prize for Literature is a £2,500 biennial award sponsored by Gotelee Solicitors for a book of literary merit set in or influenced by the region of East Anglia.
The shortlist for the 2015 competition chosen by judges Carol Bundock, Jules Pretty and Katie Ward, is:
The Time by the Sea by Ronald Blythe
(Faber & Faber, Jun 2013)
Claxton. Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker (Jonathan Cape, Oct 2014)
Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
(Bloomsbury, May 2014)
The Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt
(Simon & Schuster, Mar 2014)
Two Turtle Doves, A Memoir of Making Things by Alex Monroe (Bloomsbury, Mar 2014)
She Rises by Kate Worsley (Bloomsbury, Mar 2014)
(follow the link above for more details of the books)
Shortlist Showcase Wednesday 1st July 7pm.
Authors of the short-listed books will be invited to read from and discuss their work and influences at the Ipswich Institute Reading Room.
Tickets £8 (including refreshment) available from the Ipswich Institute from 18th April.
New Angle Prize Awards Dinner Wednesday 9th September 2015.
The £2,000 winner and £500 runner-up awards will be announced at a dinner to be held at Hintlesham Golf Club, IP8 JG. Ticket prices and availability to be announced.
The Ipswich Institute runs educational courses and provides library and other facilities for use by over two thousand members. See website at: www.ipswichinstitute.org.uk