DRF shortlisted book 'The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock' published.
We are delighted to announce the publication of The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar this month by Harvill Secker. The debut novel was shortlisted for the inaugural Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers’ Award in 2016, selected out of 885 entries. We wish Imogen all the best with the book and her future writing.
Fellow shortlisted title The Crossway by Guy Stagg will be published in June and the 2016 winner, Ponti, by Sharlene Teo, will be published in April, both by Picador.
‘Roll up, roll up, a true wonder is on display: a mermaid magicked out of words.’ – the Guardian