Waterstones 11

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The Waterstones 11
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Awarded for 11-strong list of debut novels written in English
Sponsor Waterstones
Location United Kingdom
First awarded 2011
Official website The Waterstones 11

The Waterstones 11 is a literary book prize aimed at promoting debut authors, run and curated by British bookseller Waterstones.[1] The list of 11 authors are selected from a list of 100 authors submitted by publishers.[2] The prize, established in 2011, has included Orange Prize winner Tea Obreht's novel The Tiger's Wife, Man Booker Prize nominee Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman and the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize for New Fiction, The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen.

Winners[edit]

2013[edit]

The winners were announced on 14 January 2013 [3]

2012[edit]

The winners were announced on 20 January 2012 [4]

2011[edit]

The winners were announced on 20 January 2011 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waterstones 11". Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Waterstone's unveils debut authors book list". BBC News. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carlos Acosta makes Waterstones debut prize shortlist". BBC News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Singh, Anita (20 January 2012). "Waterstones 11: the literary ones to watch". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Luso. "Patrick Flanery’s Absolution Longlisted for the 2012 Guardian First Book Award". Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Alison Flood (8 November 2012). "Guardian First Book award 2012 shortlist announced". The Guardian. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Man Booker Prize 2012". Man Booker. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Land of Decoration wins Desmond Elliott fiction prize". BBC News. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Pigeon English". Man Booker. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  10. ^ Brown, Mark (8 June 2011). "Orange prize 2011 goes to Téa Obreht". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Guardian First Book award shortlist: Mirza Waheed". The Guardian. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sarah Winman wins Newton First Book Award". Endinburgh Book Festival. Retrieved 15 January 2013.