Travel Writer Scoops Book of the Year Award

8 Jul 2011

In a glamorous ceremony hosted by Literature Wales in Cineworld, Cardiff on Thursday 7 July 2011, the author  John Harrison  was presented with a  £10,000 cheque for his book,  Cloud Road - A Journey Through the Inca Heartland  (Parthian), which was named the  2011 Wales Book of the Year.

The other two shortlisted books were  Terminal World  (Orion Books) by  Alastair Reynolds,  and  What the Water Gave Me   (Seren) by  Pascale Petit.

The Media Wales People’s Choice Prize, which was chosen by the public via an online poll, was awarded to  Tyler Keevil,  for his novel,  Fireball  (Parthian).

The Welsh-language winner is  Ned Thomas  for  Bydoedd - Cofiant Cyfnod  (Y Lolfa).


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