Kazuo Ishiguro, Anne Enright and Natasha Pulley longlisted for International Dublin Literary Award
Three UEA alumni have been included on the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, which is worth €100,000 to the winner and is nominated by libraries worldwide. Kazuo Ishiguro (pictured), who graduated from the UEA Creative Writing MA in 1980, is nominated for The Buried Giant (Faber). Anne Enright, who graduated from the MA in 1987 and is, like Ishiguro, a former winner of the Man Booker Prize, is nominated for The Green Road (Vintage). Natasha Pulley, who graduated from the MA in 2012, is nominated for her debut novel The Watchmaker of Filigree Street (Bloomsbury), which was previously shortlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award and the Betty Trask Award. The shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award will be announced on 11th April and the winner on 21st June 2017.