Alys Conran named Hay Festival International Fellow
January 01, 2020
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'Dignity' to be published in 2019 by W&N
Pigeon Wins Wales Book of the Year
Pigeon won a hatrick at the Wales Book of the Year awards, winning the Rhys Davies Fiction Prize, the People's Choice Award and the Wales Book of the Year (English Language).
Pigeon Shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year, English Fiction category
'Pigeon' has been shortlisted alongside 'Cove' by Cynan Jones (Granta Books) and 'Rebel, 1969' by Jo Mazelis (Seren).
Pigeon Shortlisted for The International Dylan Thomas Prize
Pigeon was shortlisted alongside 6 other international writers:
The Story of a Brief Marriage – Anuk Arudpragasam – Sri Lanka (Granta) Pigeon – Alys Conran – UK (Parthian)Cain – Luke Kennard – UK (Penned in the Margins)The High Places – Fiona McFarlane - Australia (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry - UK (Serpent’s Tail)Dog Run Moon: Stories – Callan Wink – US (Granta)
Pigeon Longlisted for the Author's Club Best First Novel Award
Pigeon was longlisted alongside 12 other novels.
Pigeon is 'A Year of Reading Daringly' Book of the Month (July, 2016)
Pigeon is Welsh Books Council Book of the Month in both English and Welsh