Media

For media enquiries relating to the Goldsmiths Prize, please contact Tom Morgan on t.morgan (@gold.ac.uk) or by phone on 0207 919 7909.

2017 Goldsmiths Prize Winner

Nicola Barker interview: 'I was broke so the Goldsmiths Prize came at the right time'
iNews, 30 November 2017

Nicola Barker: 'Each novel has its own specially designed notebook. These are sacred objects to me.'
The Guardian, 18 November 2017

Best of Books and Art: Nicola Barker, Red Room Poetry, Bangaroo Project, Book to Film
RN Australia, 18 November 2017

A h(a)ppy ending for Nicola Barker - a true experimentalist
The Spectator, 17 November 2017

Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize for H(a)ppy
Books + Publishing, 16 November 2017

Nicola Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize for her novel H(a)ppy
The Guardian, 15 November 2017

Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize with 'experimental' and 'defiant' novel
The Bookseller, 15 November 2017

"A gloriously mad extrapolation": Nicola Barker's Goldsmiths Prize-winning novel H(a)ppy
New Statesman, 15 November 2017

Nicola Barker becomes first English author to win Goldsmiths Prize for 'fabulous, innovative' novel H(a)ppy
Evening Standard, 15 November 2017

Nicola Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize with H(a)ppy
The Irish Times, 15 November 2017

Nicola Barker wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize with 'structural marvel' work H(a)ppy
East London Lines, 15 November 2017

Illuminated manuscript wins Goldsmiths Prize 
The Irish News, 15 November 2017

Illuminated manuscript novel wins the Goldsmiths Prize
Belfast Telegraph, 15 November 2017

Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize
Locus Mag, 15 November 2017

2017 Shortlist News

Dewi Uridge on the process of making this year's Goldsmiths Prize Trophy
Goldsmiths Design Blog, 25 November 2017

Goldsmiths Prize shortlist 2017: The New Statesman's author Q&As
New Statesman, 14 November 2017

Self and McGregor on Goldsmiths Prize shortlist
The Bookseller, 27 September 2017

Modernist masters and oddball challengers: the Goldsmiths Prize shortlist 
New Statesman, 27 September 2017

Will Self's novel with no paragraph breaks is up for Goldsmiths Prize
Evening Express, 27 September 2017

2016 Goldsmiths Prize Winner

One sentence Irish novel favourite for Man Booker Prize
The Irish World, 8 August 2017

Mayo author longlisted for Man Booker Prize
The Connaught Telegraph, 27 July 2017

Mike McCormack says awards "cut away some of the loneliness"
RTE, 23 March 2017

Mike McCormack secures major publishing deal
The Irish Times, 9 February 2017

Canongate buys rights to Goldsmiths Prize winner
The Bookseller, 9 February 2017

Irish author Mike McCormack wins €11.5k for one-sentence book Solar Bones
The Irish Examiner, 11 November 2016

Goldsmiths Prize: Single Sentence Novel wins £10,000 award
BBC News, 10 November 2016

Shock winner of £10,000 Goldsmiths book prize is only ONE sentence long
Express, 10 November 2016

Mike McCormack wins the Goldsmiths Prize 2016 for his novel Solar Bones 
New Statesman, 10 November 2016

Mike McCormack wins Goldsmiths Prize for Solar Bones
RTE, 10 November 2016

Mike McCormack says Goldsmiths Prize win is ‘payback’ for his publisher Tramp
The Irish Times, 10 November 2016

Irish author wins prestigious prize after writing an entire novel using just one sentence
The Irish Independent, 10 November 2016

Why Single-Sentence Novel 'Solar Bones' Won The Goldsmiths Prize
The Culture Trip, 10 November 2016

McCormack's Solar Bones wins the Goldsmiths Prize
The Bookseller, 9 November 2016

Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths prize for books that 'break the mould'
The Guardian, 9 November 2016

Mike McCormack talks to BBC Radio 4 Front Row live from the Goldsmiths Prize award ceremony
BBC Radio 4, 9 November 2016

Mike McCormack: “British fiction is dominated by an intellectual conservatism
The New Statesman, 7 November 2016

2016 Shortlist News

A Look at the UK's Goldsmiths Literary Prize 2016 Shortlist Nominees
The Culture Trip, 10 November 2016

Why it matters that Sarah L. Manyika is on the Goldsmiths Prize Shortlist
Brittle Paper, 10 October 2016

Goldsmiths Prize 2016: Women dominate the shortlist 
New Statesman, 28 September 2016

Goldsmiths Prize shortlists novels 'that break the mould'
The Guardian, 28 September 2016

Cassava Republic title shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize
The Bookseller, 28 September 2016

Three Irish authors on £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist
The Irish Times, 28 September 2016

2015 Goldsmiths Prize Winner

John Lennon book wins Goldsmiths Prize
BBC News, 12 November 2015

Irish author Kevin Barry wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize
The Irish Times, 12 November 2015

Kevin Barry’s Beatlebone wins 2015 Goldsmiths Prize
EastLondonLines, 12 November 2015

Kevin Barry wins the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 for his novel Beatlebone
New Statesman, 11 November 2015

Novel about John Lennon and primal screaming wins Goldsmiths prize
The Guardian, 11 November 2015

Kevin Barry talks to BBC Radio 4 Front Row live from the Goldsmiths Prize award ceremony
BBC Radio 4 Front Row, 11 November 2015

Barry's Beatlebone wins Goldsmiths Prize 2015
The Bookseller, 11 November 2015

Barry shocked at 'wet week' prize for Beatlebone
RTE Radio1, 11 November 2015

Irish author Kevin Barry wins Goldsmiths prize for ‘Beatlebone’
RTE News, 11 November 2015

2015 Shortlist News

Goldsmiths Prize 2015 shortlist revealed
EastLondonLines, 5 October 2015

Goldsmiths book prize shortlist: Lennon, Jesus and life at the edges
The Guardian, 1 October 2015

The Goldsmiths Prize 2015 shortlist
New Statesman, 1 October 2015

The Cape shortlisted twice for Goldsmiths Prize
The Bookseller, 1 October 2015

2014 Goldsmiths Prize Winner

Ali Smith talks to BBC Radio 4 Front Row live from the Goldsmiths Prize award ceremony
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04nv97b

On this week’s New Statesman podcast: Episode Sixty-Eight  Miliband's next move, the Goldsmiths Prize and landing on a comet
NewStatesman, 14 November 2014 (Podcast)

Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize for How to be Both
BBC News, 13 November 2014

Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize
The Bookseller, 13 November 2014

'The new novel' by Francis Spufford
The Bookseller, 13 November 2014

Ali Smith takes Goldsmiths Prize for How to Be Both
The Telegraph, 12 November 2014

Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths prize for bifurcating marvel How to Be Both
The Guardian, 12 November 2014

Ali Smith wins the 2014 Goldsmiths Prize for her novel “How To Be Both”
New Statesman, 12 November 2014

Ali Smith wins the Goldsmiths Prize 2014: a judge’s view
New Statesman, 12 November 2014

2014 Shortlist News

Goldsmiths book prize shortlist includes crowd-funded first novel
The Guardian, 1 October 2014

 All must have prizes! How the Goldsmiths and Folio awards are changing the literary landscape
New Statesman, 1 October 2014

 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction shortlist announced
EastLondonLines, 1 October 2014

 The shortlist for the 2014 Goldsmiths Prize has been announced
New Statesman, 1 October 2014

Goldsmiths Prize 2013 winner

Prize-winning first novelists Eimear McBride and Nathan Filer on BBC Radio3's Free Thinking
BBC Radio3, 12 June 2014

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing review – Eimear McBride's daring and dazzling novel
The Guardian, 18 May 2014

Baileys Women's Prize 2014: A thriving longlist announced
The Telegraph, 7 March 2014

Irish author’s debut novel shortlisted for second major prize
The Irish Times, 11 February 2014

Eimear McBride shortlisted for the £40,000 Folio Prize
New Statesman, 10 February 2014

Books review of the year 2013
The Telegraph, 21 December 2013

Eimear McBride talks to BBC Radio4 Front Row's Kirsty Lang about her remarkable novel
BBC Radio4, 9 December 2013

Tom Sutcliffe & guests discuss the 'really talented' Eimear McBride's 'brilliant' A Girl is a Half-formed Thing on BBC Radio4's Saturday Review
BBC Radio4, 30 November 2013

Eimear McBride’s books of the year
The Irish Times, 29 November 2013

Eimear McBride talks about A Girl is a Half-formed Thing on RTE's Sunday with Miriam
RTE Radio1, 24 November 2013

Irish literature's books of the dark
The Guardian, 21 November 2013

For Books’ Sake Talks To: Eimear McBride
For Books' Sake, 20 November 2013

"I suppose this is some kind of masterpiece": how a prize-winning novel was rejected by the publishing industry
New Statesman, 15 November 2013

The Goldsmiths Prize: A rizing star
The Times Literary Supplement, 15 November 2013

Debut novelist Eimear McBride wins first Goldsmiths prize
BBC, 14 November 2013

Eimear McBride wins £10,000 Goldsmiths prize for literature
The Guardian, 14 November 2013

Eimear McBride wins inaugural Goldsmiths Prize
The Telegraph, 14 November 2013

Irish author scoops prize for ‘boldly original fiction’
The Irish Times, 14 November 2013

Debut novelist Eimear McBride wins £10,000 prize
Evening Standard, 14 November 2013

Irish novelist wins £10,000 award for book first rejected nine years ago
Irish Independent, 14 November 2013

Goldsmiths Prize awarded to debut novelist Eimear McBride for A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing
New Statesman, 14 November 2013

Debut Irish novelist Eimear McBride wins literary prize
RTE, 14 November 2013

McBride wins first Goldsmiths Prize
The Bookseller, 14 November 2013

Debut novelist Eimear McBride wins Goldsmiths Prize for literature
News Shopper, 14 November 2013

Eimear McBride announced as first ever winner of Goldsmiths literary prize
The Leopard, 14 November 2013

2013 Shortlist news

The end of realist stories
The Guardian, 12 November 2013

Man Booker 2013: Top 25 literary prizes
The Telegraph, 15 October 2013

Jim Crace makes Goldsmiths Prize shortlist
BBC, 1 October 2013

Irish novel shortlisted for prize after years of rejections
The Irish Times, 1 October 2013

The Goldsmiths Prize: Where the boundaries of fiction and non-fiction cede to creativity
New Statesman, 1 October 2013

'Creative daring' celebrated on first Goldsmiths Prize shortlist
The Bookseller, 1 October 2013

Goldsmiths Prize launch

Blake Morrison discusses the prize and considers what being experimental and innovative means for 21st century novelists with Alex Preston and Mariella Frostrup: 
BBC Radio 4’s ‘Open Book’, 10 February 2013

New Statesman and Goldsmiths launch a new literary prize
New Statesman, 7 February 2013

Who dares wins
The Times Higher Education, 31 January 2013

At last - a books prize that rewards innovation
The Guardian, 25 January 2013

Goldsmiths, NS set up £10,000 fiction prize
Book Brunch, 23 January 2013

Goldsmiths launches £10,000 literary prize
The Bookseller, 23 January 2013

A new literary prize celebrating boldly original fiction 
The New Statesman, 23 January 2013

Goldsmiths Launch £10,000 literature Prize 
The Telegraph, 23 January 2013