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Georgina Godwin meets the 2018 shortlist, along with Maureen Freely of the University of Warwick, and Cortina Butler of the British Council, in this British Council Literature podcast.

The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry by a British or Irish author aged between 18 and 35. The British Council is the international partner of the award, supporting young writers in exploring international opportunities that will inspire them for the rest of their careers. Listen to their podcast with the 4 shortlisted authors from 2018, as they discuss their inspirations and introduce their work. Featuring:

Laura Freeman The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite  (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), Imogen Hermes Gowar The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (Harvill Secker), Fiona Mozley Elmet (John Murray) and Adam Weymouth Kings of the Yukon: An Alaskan River Journey (Particular)

Young Writer Award @YoungWriterYear

Follow us on twitter. The Young Writer of the Year Award is a prize of £5,000 for a writer under 35.

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