Congratulations to #AWF15 guest Nick Davies who is shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Orwell Prize for his book, Hack Attack.The Festival fair heaves with award-winning writers this year.
You can see Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri whose new novel The Age of Magic is newly released; highly respected Australian public intellectual Helen Garner; New Zealand’s Stephanie Johnson whose book, the aptly named The Writers’ Festival was published last month; Costa Book Award and Samuel Johnson Prizewinner Helen MacDonald; Vietnamese/Canadian Governor General Prize-winning writer Kim Thuy ; much-loved Kiwi writer Philip Temple and Haruki Murakami, who was recently nominated by Time Magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people – to name a few.
Attendance at any of these events is time well spent; you can be assured of an audience with a brilliant mind. What an honour! Click here to read more about the prize-winners appearing at #AWF15.