Kerry Hudson, author of THIRST and TONY HOGAN BOUGHT ME AN ICE CREAM FLOAT BEFORE HE STOLE MY MA, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Young Stationers’ Prize. The winner will be announced on the 22nd of July at the Stationers’ Hall. Lorraine Sutherland, Editor of Hansard, will be a guest speaker at the awards dinner. The winner will receive a trophy donated by the Pewterers’ Company. Other nominees for the Prize include Andrew Barker, Nick Coveney, Katie Glass, and George Walkley.
Young Stationers are individuals who work in the press, printing, and/or publishing field. Hudson is the founder of the WoMentoring Project, which led to her Young Stationers nomination. WoMentoring offers women just starting out in the writing and publishing industries free, professional advice.
Kerry Hudson's second book, THIRST, was published by Chatto on 17 July and is featured as one of the Ten Best Summer Reads for August 2014 by Red.