Category Archives: The Green Carnation Bunch 2010

“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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‘Art can give us the same things we seek from religion, without the sexual repression and holy war part…’ James Hannaham on God Says No

                                              James, congratulations on being on the shortlist for the Green Carnation Prize. God Says No has an … 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 Carnation Countdown Conundrum Competition

Time seems to have flown. It seems only a few weeks ago that plots were hatched, judges were contacted, a name had to be rethought and ‘The Green Carnation Prize’ was born. Now it is a week until the longlist, … Continue reading

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