The Goldsmiths Writers Centre in association with the New Statesman presents the Goldsmiths Prize 2014 Shortlist Readings
The six writers shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize reading from and discussing their novels.
Professor Blake Morrison, Director of the Goldsmiths Writers' Centre, will introduce readings from Rachel Cusk, Will Eaves, Howard Jacobson, Paul Kingsnorth, Zia Haider Rahman, and Ali Smith.
From 119 novels entered, six remarkable books. Now in its second year, and settling into the literary calendar as a home for all that is bold and inventive in fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize announces its 2014 shortlist. From Ali Smith’s heartfelt yoking of dissimilar halves of story, through Will Eaves’ impeccable tuning of voices from the ether, Rachel Cusk’s elegant creation of a protagonist entirely in silhouette, Howard Jacobson’s dangerously sardonic dystopia, Paul Kingsnorth’s virtuoso Old English apocalypse, to Zia Haider Rahman’s grand filtration of the contemporary world through mathematics, friendship and finance, these are works which embody the adventurous creativity the Goldsmiths Prize was set up to celebrate.
For full details of the shortlisted novels, visit
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|29 Oct 2014
|6:00pm - 7:30pm
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