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Lloyd Markham named one of Ulysses’ Shelter residents for 2020
As part of Wales Literature Exchange's open call to participate in the 2020 Ulysses' Shelter residency programme, candidates from Wales were chosen to participate in the residency programme during 2020. The candidates have been selected by a jury consisting of Sally Baker, ex-director of Tŷ Newydd, the National Writing Centre of Wales and of Wales PEN Cymru, Alexandra Büchler, director of Literature Across Frontiers, and Sioned Puw Rowlands, editor of the Welsh-language cultural magazine O’r Pedwar Gwynt. Lloyd Markham (1988) was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and spent his childhood in Zimbabwe, moving to and settling in Bridgend, South Wales, where...
A great night at double book launch
From Cardiff to Cairo: Arabic Rights for Two Parthian Titles
Debut novelist Lloyd Markham collects his Betty Trask Award for 'Bad Ideas\Chemicals'
'Writers and poets from across the globe were celebrating tonight (Thursday 19 July) as the 2018 Authors’ Awards were announced by the Society of Authors at a ceremony at RIBA. Hosted by Stephen Fry with an introduction by the President of the SoA, Philip Pullman, eight awards were presented to 31 writers with a host of debut names joining recognised writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry to share a prize fund of £98,000.'
From left: Betty Trask Prize 2018 winner Omar Robert Hamilton, and Betty Trask Award 2018 winners Lloyd Markham, Eli Goldstone, Sarah Day and Clare Fisher (photographer: Tom Pilston)
Congratulations to Lloyd Markham for his Betty Trask Award and to all the other winners and thanks to the Society of Authors for hosting an enjoyable Summer Party!
Bad Ideas\Chemicals Shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize 2018
Congratulations to Lloyd Markham, Bad Ideas\Chemicals is one of six debut novels by writers under 35 shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize 2018, announced today. The Betty Trask Prize and Awards are presented for a first novel by a writer under 35. Past winners include Zadie Smith, David Szalay, Hari Kunzru and Sarah Waters. Total prize and award fund is £26,250. The Authors’ Awards, presented by Stephen Fry, will take place at RIBA on the evening of Thursday 19 July. The 2018 shortlist: Mussolini’s Island by Sarah Day (Tinder Press) All the Good Things by Clare Fisher (Viking) Strange Heart Beating by Eli...