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Five UEA writers nominated for 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal

Five UEA alumni have been nominated for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal, which is now in its 80th year and rewards an outstanding book for children and young people. The nominated titles are Bad Apple by Matt Whyman (Creative Writing MA 1992),Twenty Questions for Gloria by Martyn Bedford (Creative Writing MA 1994), The Boy At The Top Of The Mountain by John Boyne (Creative Writing MA 1995), Nightwanderers by CJ Flood (pictured, Creative Writing MA 2010) and Sophie Someone by Hayley Long (American Studies MA 2016). The longlist for the CILIP Carnegie Medal will be announced on 16 February 2017, the shortlist on 16 March, and the winner on 19 June.