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The Winner of the Green Carnation Prize is…

The Green Carnation Prize today (22 May 2017) announced David France’s insider account of the AIDS epidemic, How To Survive A Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS, as the unanimous winner at a ceremony hosted by … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize 2016 Shortlist

The Green Carnation Prize today announces the 2016 shortlist featuring: queer magical realism from Kirsty Logan; Stella Duffy’s story set in the South London slums of 1912; an insider account of the AIDS epidemic by David France; a debut novel … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize 2014 Judges Announced…

We are delighted to reveal the full judging panel for The Green Carnation Prize 2014. The judges are Simon Heafield, Communications Manager of Foyles; Jonathan Kemp, author and DJ; Laura Macdougall, Editor at Hodder and Stoughton and Gareth McLean, writer, critic … Continue reading

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The 2011 Judges Interviews #3 – Nick Campbell

As the final few days before the Green Carnation Prize judges reveal their longlist for 2011, we thought it would be nice to get to know them a little better while we wait with baited breath for the announcement on … Continue reading

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“I wanted to capture a hidden London…” Jonathan Kemp on London Triptych

Jonathan, you’re on the shortlist for the first Green Carnation with your first published novel – congratulations! You’ve got three distinct voices in London Triptych, and three distinct worlds, but London is clearly a unifying theme. What aspect of the … Continue reading

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“I wanted it to be the kind of book that sneaks up on a reader…” Christopher Fowler on Paperboy

  Congratulations, Christopher, on being in the Green Carnation shortlist – Paperboy is such a lovely read, funny and moving. Did you enjoy writing it? It didn’t feel as if I wrote it at all. Usually, books are constructs that … Continue reading

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‘Sometimes he thinks he is already living in the future…’ Max Schaefer’s Children of the Sun

The Green Carnation Prize has been blogging each of the books on its shortlist and interviewing their authors. Don’t forget, the announcement of the winner of this year’s Prize is Wednesday December 1st. That day is also World AIDs Day. … Continue reading

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