Laura Freeman Shortlisted for Two Guild of Food Writers Awards

15th May 2019

Laura Freeman has been shortlisted for both the First Book award and the Food Book award by the 2019 Guild of Food Writers Awards, for The Reading Cure, released in paperback earlier this year.

The Guild of Food Writers state that the shortlists highlight emerging talent as well as featuring some of the best-known current food writers and broadcasters, including Anna Jones, Gill Meller, Diana Henry, Rowley Leigh, Tom Parker Bowles and Grace Dent. The Guild of Food Writers Awards celebrate the breadth of knowledge and expertise at work in a thriving creative field.

Also up for the First Book award are Maryam Sinaiee for Nightingales and Roses: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen, and Frankie Unsworth for The New Art of Cooking: A Modern Guide to Preparing and Styling Delicious Food. And on the shortlist for the Food Book award Laura is joined by Caroline Eden for Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes - Through Darkness and Light, and Niki Segnit for Lateral Cooking.

The winners will be announced on Thursday 27 June 2019 at Studio Spaces in London, and they will be presented with a beautiful trophy.

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