The Transmission Prize

9th December 2013

Following her shortlisting for the Costa Biography Award, and her strong showing in Christmas round-ups of ‘Books of the Year’ for The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing has been shortlisted for the Salon London Transmission Prize.

Launched in 2008, Salon London showcases passionate experts from the worlds of science, psychology and the arts with a focus on fresh perspectives and new experiences.This award is given in recognition of the value of certain ideas and the work that speakers do to get them to an audience.

The 2013 shortlist has been selected by a panel which includes Salon founders Helen Bagnall, Juliet Russell and Diccon Towns, with author and artist Ella Berthoud, Theoretical Physicist Prof. David Tong, QI writer and author Stevyn Colgan and Associate Director of The Literary Platform, Joanna Ellis.

Related Books

The Trip to Echo Spring

The Trip to Echo Spring

Canongate, 2013