2008 Orange Award for New Writers Shortlist
THE FOLLOWING THREE FIRST NOVELS have been shortlisted for the 2008 Orange Award for New Writers:
1. Inglorious (Metropolitan, 2007; Faber & Faber, 2008) / Joanna Kavenna
2. The Monsters of Templeton (Hyperion/William Heinemann, 2008) / Lauren Groff
3. The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam (Virago, 2008) / Lauren Liebenberg
Lauren Liebenberg (picture) scores a double; after all, she has already been longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction.
The winner of the 2008 Orange Award for New Writers will be announced on June 4, 2008