PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS and WINNERS 2016-2017 for FICTION You be the judge!
Patron: Frederick Forsyth CBE Founding Patron: Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE 23 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6HE
Finalists for Autumn 2016 Fiction:
Valentina by S. E. Lynes published by Blackbird Digital Books
The Shift by R J Mitchell published by McNidder & Grace
Sometimes A River Song by Avril Joy published by Linen Press
Finalists for Summer 2016 Fiction:
Catryn Power Short Stories by Catryn Power published by On Stream Publications Surfing in Stilettos by Carol Wyer published by Delancey Press
Lifeform Three by Roz Morris published by Fabled Lands LLP
THE WINNERS FOR THE WINTER AND SPRING STILL HAVE TO BE DECIDED. ALL TWELVE FINALISTS WILL LOOK FOR VOTES FROM THE PUBLIC ON 16TH May 2017 ONLINE. THREE FINALISTS WILL ATTEND STATIONER’S HALL, LONDON, AT THE 8TH AWARDS CEREMONY ON 23rd MAY 2017 AT WHICH PATRON FREDERICK FORSYTH’S WILL PRESIDE. SKY NEWS WILL FILM THE EVENT.
Please register and vote on 16th May 2017. www.peoplesbookprize.com
Reader Comments Wonderful perspective! Excellent stories An engaging and imaginative set of short stories told with all the Irish eloquence that Catryn combines with her experiences and knowledge of the wonderfully colourful Irish people. Well done Catryn on a fine book.
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A former Cork County archaeologist has launched her debut collection of short fiction.
Catryn Power’s first collection of short stories is a love letter to her career in archaeology and are based on locations primarily in Ireland.
Readers of the book will meet the ghost of a French nurse, a forensic anthropologist solving a decade-old murder, as well as an international gem smuggler.
Bookworms will join her characters as they escape attackers in an ancient crypt, relive the murder of an old Irish knight and uncover human remains in the trenches of World War One.
Profits from the collection of seven stories will towards the Cork Parkinsons Support Group.Marty Morrissey launched the book last night in Waterstones to 200 people. Marty and Catryn studied archaeology together at UCC.
The book is available from Waterstones and retails at €10.
THE BOOK WAS LAUNCHED BY MARTY MORRISSEY ON 3OTH SEPT 2015
FRIENDS MARIAN, MARGARET, MARIAN AND JENNY WITH CATRYN