folio prizeJill Dawson’s latest novel The Tell-tale Heart has been included as one of the 80 books nominated for the Folio Prize for works of fiction published in 2014.

The award is judged by 235 writers and critics who select the best novels of the year.

The Folio Prize Academy’s role in selecting these 80 books is integral to the prize’s innovative peer review process. As an international body of writers and critics immersed in the world of books, the Academy is uniquely positioned to identify the most outstanding writing of our time.

Chair of judges William Fiennes comments:
“The list of nominations for this year’s Folio Prize is both daunting and exhilarating. It’s not just that the list has such range and richness. Reading the books, it’s as if we’re eavesdropping on a marvellous conversation about what a novel might be.”

Click here to read the full list of nominations.

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