Saturday, October 23, 2010

Wendy Moffat wins at Biographers' Club

22.10.10 - Katie Allen - The Bookseller

Academic Wendy Moffat (left)and unpublished writer Matt Cox have both won awards at this year’s Biographers’ Club Prize.

Moffat was awarded the £2,000 Best First Biography Prize for E M Forster: A New Life (Bloomsbury) at the awards last night (21st October).
Matt Cox took home the Tony Lothian prize for his title about Prince Monolulu, racing tipster, preacher, dancer, nude model, lion-tamer, conjuror, fire-eater and frog-swallower, White Lies Black Magic. The £2,000 prize supports uncommissioned first-time writers working on a biography.

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