We've finalised details of the award ceremony for the Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize: It will be held at the Duchess of Cornwall Inn in Poundbury on Thursday 12th July at 6.00pm. We'll be inviting all those who entered to join us on the evening. Veteran broadcaster Kate Adie will be our guest of honour and present the prize to the winning author. The longlisted books will be announced later this month.

Janet Gleeson: 8th May 2018 16:24:00

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