Category Archives: The Green Carnation Prize 2010

The Green Carnation Winner 2010 is…

After many hours of discussion and lively debate (and not a tantrum in sight) the judges have managed to whittle down the five shortlisted books for ‘The Green Carnation Prize 2010’ and have come up with their winner… Paperboy by … Continue reading

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“It’s the most fascinating time in our history…” Rupert Smith on Man’s World

                                          Rupert, congratulations on being shortlisted for the first Green Carnation Prize! We read a lot of great stuff, but … Continue reading

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November readings at Gay’s the Word

We’re delighted to announce a night of readings from Green Carnation shortlisted writers on Thursday, November 18th. Christopher Fowler will be there with his hilarious and moving memoir, Paperboy; Jonathan Kemp will guide us through his psychogeographic multi-narrative of urban … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Shortlist 2010 is…

After many hours of discussion and lively debate (and not a tantrum in sight) the judges have managed to whittle down the eleven long listed books to their five favourites. Which are… Paperboy – Christopher Fowler (Bantam Books) God Says … Continue reading

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Only A Week To Go…

…Until The Green Carnation Prize Longlist becomes The Green Carnation Shortlist. We are all getting very excited and can confirm that the judges have been having pre-shortlisting discussions already about all the books in the longlist. Have you read any … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Longlist 2010

So yesterday the 31st of August was officially long listing night seeing the judges Paul Magrs, Nick Campbell, Lesley Cookman, Katy Manning and Simon Savidge all get together (one via Skype) to whittle the submissions into ‘The Green Carnation Longlist … Continue reading

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A preference for secrecy

At last London has a sensation. The quiet of the early autumn is broken by an explosion of a genuine bombshell, and everyone is rushing to read ‘The Green Carnation’.  –         Arthur Waugh, The New York Critic, 1894  All sorts … Continue reading

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