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English graduate Mark Smith wins Kelpies Prize 2015 at Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Debut author Mark Smith, a graduate of the English Studies programme at the University of Dundee, wins the children's fiction Kelpies Prize with slimy superhero adventure Slug Boy Saves the World.  Independent Edinburgh publisher Floris Books revealed first-time children’s novelist Mark Smith as the winner of the Kelpies Prize 2015. The Kelpies Prize celebrates its tenth anniversary this year and champions...

Prof Kirsty Gunn wins major short story award

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Kirsty Gunn, Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Dundee, has won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 for her collection Infidelities (Faber & Faber).   Professor Gunn was one of six authors shortlisted for the prize, which was presented at a ceremony in London recently.  Her collection includes stories about love, marriage, and beyond, and was praised by judges for its haunting imagery and the bea...

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