Three Janklow titles on the Costa Book Awards shortlists

22nd November 2017|Literary Awards

Janklow & Nesbit has authors in three categories of this year’s Costa Book Awards.

In Biography, Xiaolu Guo’s Once Upon a Time in the East and Rebecca Stott’s In the Days of Rain make up half of the total shortlist for the category.

Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Island at the End of Everything has been nominated in the Children’s category, while Kiran herself is also a judge in the Poetry category.

Running since 1971, the Costa prizes are the only major UK book prize open to authors resident in the UK and Ireland. The category winners will be announced on 2nd January, while the overall winning Book of the Year will be announced on 30th January.

“These shortlists are a showcase of everything the Costa book awards celebrate: terrific books with broad appeal that will be enjoyed by readers of all tastes,” said Dominic Paul, managing director of Costa.

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