Guildford Arts Book Prize

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The Guildford Arts Book Prize has been awarded annually for the best first novel by an author living anywhere in the UK, and announced at the Guildford Book Festival. Between 1998 and 2005 it was sponsored by Pendleton May[1] and known as the Pendleton May First Novel Award, in 2006 by Goss & Co.,[2] and in 2007 by Jelf Group PLC, which had supported the award since its inception.[3][4]

The winners have been :


  1. ^ Book Prize
  2. ^ Guildford Book Festival - First Novel Award
  3. ^ Guildford Book Festival - Jelf Group First Novel Award 2007
  4. ^ a b Alison Flood, "O'Flynn wins Jelf Group award", The Bookseller, 31 October 2007.
  5. ^ "India-based novel shortlisted for British award", Hindustan Times, 24 September 2006  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  6. ^ "Guildford Book Festival: First Novel Award 2008". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  7. ^ Katie Allen, "Raisin wins first novel award", The Bookseller, 16 October 2008.

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