The shortlist will be announced on 9 April.
There has been some wonderful coverage of Eight Ghosts over the past few weeks. Here is a round up from the nationals. (Local press has been fantastic too! Thank you.)
Sunday Times Culture magazine:
Thank you to the V&A, for the wonderful workshop they organised with Molly Hatch last Saturday to coincide with the publication of A Passion for China. As Molly said on Facebook …
Events continued for the Eight Ghosts authors with Max Porter at Eltham Palace, Mark Haddon and York Cold War Bunker, Stuart Evers at Dover Castle and Sarah Perry at Audley End. They were wonderful evenings of chilling stories and atmospheric historic tours.
Saturday was a wonderfully atmospheric evening at Carlisle Castle with Andrew Michael Hurley, the first of a series of English Heritage events to celebrate the publication of Eight Ghosts. Andrew read from his short story ‘Mr Lanyard’s Last Case’, revealed how and why the castle inspired him, and discussed the history of the ghost story. Guests were then led on an after-dark tour of the castle itself.
There are five more events coming up, starting with Kamila Shamsie at Kenilworth Castle on Tuesday evening.
There has been lots of coverage for Eight Ghosts so far.
Stuart Evers was fantastic on BBC Radio 3’s Arts and Ideas on 6 October.
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