The New Angle Prize for Literature is a £2,500 biennial award sponsored by Gotelee Solicitors and Scrutton Bland Financial Services, for a book of literary merit set in or influenced by the region of East Anglia.
The 2017 winner, announced at the Awards Dinner on Wednesday 6th September, is Julia Blackburn's "Threads, The Delicate Life of John Craske" (Jonathan Cape, April 2015).
The Runner-up is Jill Dawson's The Crime Writer (Hodder & Stoughton, June 2016). A Readers' Choice competition run by Suffolk Libraries was won by Rosy Thornton's Sandlands.
For full details of the Awards and the judges' comments, see Press Release (pdf) via the link below: