PRESENTATION OF THE CHARLESTON-BEDE’S AWARD FOR A LIFETIME’S EXCELLENCE IN SHORT FICTION TO AS BYATT
We are delighted to announce that Dame Antonia Byatt is the sixth recipient of the only award to recognise long-standing creativity and achievement in the short story genre.
AS Byatt is internationally renowned for her novels, including Possession and The Children’s Book, as well as her short story collections: Sugar & Other Stories, The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye, The Little Black Book of Stories and The Matisse Stories. Her many awards include the Booker Prize and the Erasmus Prize and her writing is translated into thirty languages. She is also a distinguished critic and essayist.
Alison MacLeod, Professor of Contemporary Fiction at the University of Chichester, short story writer and novelist, will deliver an appreciation of AS Byatt’s work.
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Supported by Bede’s School