Writers learn they have won life-changing Windham-Campbell prizes

Writers learn they have won life-changing Windham-Campbell prizes
 

The lives of eight writers are set to be transformed on Wednesday, when they receive a phone call from the director of the Windham-Campbell prizes, informing them that they have each won a $165,000 (£119,000) award that is intended to give them the freedom to write, liberated from money worries.
Recipients, who this year include British writer Olivia Laing and Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison, are nominated confidentially and judged anonymously. The first time they will learn that they were in the running will be when programme director Michael Kelleher calls them to let them know they have... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 38
Source: Guardian
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