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Joshua Ferris Won the Dylan Thomas Prize

Joshua Ferris has won the 2014 Dylan Thomas Prize for To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - peoplewhowrite

Joshua Ferris

Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour has won the 2014 Dylan Thomas Prize, worth £30,000, beating out a shortlist that included 2013 Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries, Baileys Prizewinner Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing, Kseniya Melnik‘s debut Snow in MayKei Miller‘s The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, Owen Sheers’ Mametz, and Naomi Wood‘s Mrs HemingwayTo Rise was also named to the 2014 Man Booker Shortlist but ultimately bowed to Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

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