The Branford Boase Award Longlist 2017

The Branford Boase Award was set up to reward the most promising new writers and their editors, as well as to reward excellence in writing and in publishing. The Award is made annually to the most promising book for seven year-olds and upwards by a first time novelist. The long listed books for 2017 are below. The short list will be published on the 8th of May, 2017.

Shortlist

Why I Went Back
By James Clammer
Follow Me Back
By Nicci Cloke
We Are Giants
By Amber Lee Dodd
Little Bits of Sky
By S. E. Durrant
The Bubble Boy
By Stewart Foster
The Best Medicine
By Christine Hamill
Rebel of the Sands
By Alwyn Hamilton
The Girl of Ink & Stars
By Kiran Millwood Hargrave
The Apprentice Witch
By James Nicol
Riverkeep
By Martin Stewart
Kook
By Chris Vick