The East Midlands Book Awards 2016 Shortlist
The EMBA 2016 shortlist was announced at States of Independent book fair, Leicester on 15th March 2016. Our primary judges, short-story writer and novelist Dan Powell, and bookshop owner and former president of the Booksellers Association Jane Streeter, put together a very strong list of fiction, poetry, children’s fiction and memoir. They were joined by award-winning novelist (and former EMBA winner) Alison McQueen to make their final decision at the EMBA award ceremony at Lowdham Book Festival in June 2016.
The EMBA 2016 shortlist was:
The Boy in the Mirror by Tom Preston
This independent book award is administered by Writing East Midlands.