Congratulations to Paul Kingsnorth whose novel Beast, published by Faber & Faber, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Society of Literature Encore Award, which celebrates the best second novels published in the year.
Paul’s first novel, The Wake, won the Gordon Burns Prize 2014 and was named the Bookseller Book of the Year 2015.
The winner of the 2017 Encore Award will be announced on 5th April. The full shortlist can be found here.
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