Devika Ponnambalam's novel short listed for international Prize

Congratulations Devika!

I AM NOT YOUR EVE by Devika Ponnambalam has been short listed for the world's leading literary prize for historical fiction, the £25K WALTER SCOTT PRIZE. The winner will be announced at The Border Book Festival on June 15th.

The Walter Scott Prize

I AM NOT YOUR EVE by Devika Ponnambalam has been long listed for the world's foremost literary award for historical fiction, THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE. Congratulations to Devika. Previous winners include Hilary Mantel, Sebastian Barry and our very own Benjamin Myers.

GHOST SIGNS by Stu Hennigan - Short listed for The Parliamentary Book Awards

Congratulations to Stu.

We launched our non-fiction list last year with GHOST SIGNS by Stu and it has been short listed for the best political book by a non-parliamentarian in The Parliamentary Book Awards.

We'll be off to The House of Commons on the 22nd February and we're up against Marina Hyde, Matt Hancock.  This is the second short listing for Stu's book as last year it was short listed for The Books Are My Bag Awards curated by Booksellers and voted on by the public.

Now, what will I say to the ex secretary for health?


Ghost Signs by Stu Hennigan - short listed for National Book Prize

Congratulations Stu.

GHOST SIGNS by Stu Hennigan has been short listed for the Books Are My Bag Awards, the only national book award curated by booksellers and voted for by readers. It is sponsored by BOOK TOKENS. The winners will be announced at FOYLES in London on November 8th 2022. We are up againts the two biggest publishers in the world, Penguin Random House and Hachette.

We started Bluemosoe in 2006 by re-mortgaging our house to find great new stories and writers that the traditional publishers shy away from.

We'd love you to vote for Stu's book about Poverty, the Pandemic and Austerity. It is already being hailed as The Witness account and compared to A Road To Wigan Pier by George Orwell. Praise inded. 

You can vote here -

GHOST SIGNS by Stu Hennigan - Launch

Today we launch our Non - Fiction list with GHOST SIGNS by Stu Hennigan, the brillaint eye witness account of Poverty and The Pandemic. Stu was furloughed as manager of Chapel Allerton library and volunteered to deliver emergency food and medicine to the most vulnerable and although set in Leeds, this was happenning in every town and city in the UK. It will become, I hope, a touchstone for those who wish to know what really happend to the most vulnerable in our society during the start of pandemic in March 2020. A 21st Century 'Road To Wigan Pier.'

It has been serialised in the July edition of PROSPECT Magazine . 


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