Bath Spa Prize Announced

15th February 2012

We are pleased to announce the founding of the Janklow & Nesbit Bath Spa Prize, and deals with Random House and Headline for the 2011 winner. The prize, which is to be given annually, is awarded for the best work produced by a student on the Bath Spa MA in Novel Writing and comprises an award of £1,500 and the offer of representation to the winning student.

Our 2011 winner was Brian Kimberling, for his novel Snapper. The book is a series of dark and funny tales about the disastrous love affair between a man, a place, and its people, narrated by a freelance birdwatcher in the backwaters of Indiana. The deal was announced in this week’s Bookseller and Pantheon in America and Headline in the UK will both publish in Spring 2013 - follow this link to find out more.

This year’s prize is being judged at the moment, and the winner will be decided before the end of March 2012.

Related Books

Snapper

Snapper

Pantheon / Headline, 2013