2009 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize Winning Author Announced

Evie Wyld, a bookseller from south London, has won the 2009 John Llewellyn Rhys prize with a debut novel set in Vietnam and Australia, After the Fire, a Still Small Voice. Read more here.

WHAT IS THE JOHN LLEWELLYN RHYS PRIZE?

The John Llewellyn Rhys Prize rewards the best work of literature (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama) by a UK or Commonwealth writer aged 35 or under.

Past winners include Margaret Drabble (1966), William Boyd (1982), Jeanette Winterson (1987), Ray Monk (1990), Matthew Kneale (1992), David Mitchell (1999) and Sarah Hall (2006/07). Last year’s winner was Henry Hitchings for The Secret Life of Words.

FEATURED JOHN LLEWELLYN RHYS PRIZE WINNING AUTHORS

1 DRABBLE, Margaret. Ice Age.
NY Knopf 1977 0394417909 / 9780394417905 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First American edition. Near fine in a very near fine dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 BOYD, William C. and ASIMOV, Isaac. Races and People.
NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by John Bradford
First edition. Very good in a very good (fading along the spine, minor edge wear, upper corner of front flap is clipped) dust jacket.
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 BOYD, William. On the Yankee Station.
NY William Morrow 1984 0688031110 / 9780688031114 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
A collection of stories. First American printing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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1 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Art and Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd.
NY Knopf 1995 0679441816 / 9780679441816 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket
First American edition. As new in like dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1987 0871131633 / 9780871131638 Paperback Near Fine
The author’s first book. A paperback original. True stated first printing of the American edition ($6.95 price on rear cover). About fine in illustrated wraps.
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987 0871131633 / 9780871131638 Paperback Very Good
The author’s first book. A paperback original. True stated first printing of the American edition ($6.95 price on rear cover). Uniform age toning throughout text block, else very good in illustrated wraps.
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Passion.
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1988 0871131838 / 9780871131836 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The author’s second book. First printing of the American edition. Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper, else fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Passion.
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1988 0871131838 / 9780871131836 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The author’s second book. First printing of the American edition. Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine (faint stain at the base of the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Passion.
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1988 0871131838 / 9780871131836 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The author’s second book. First American printing. Fine in an about fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 WINTERSON, Jeanette. PowerBook.
NY Knopf 2000 0375411119 / 9780375411113 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First American edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Sexing the Cherry.
NY Atlantic Monthly 1990 0871133504 / 9780871133502 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing of the American edition. About fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Sexing the Cherry.
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1990 0871133504 / 9780871133502 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First American printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Weight (The Myth of Atlas and Heracles).
NY: Canongate, 2005 1841957186 / 9781841957180 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First American printing. Fine in a very near fine (light crimp at the top of the front panel) dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 WINTERSON, Jeanette. Written on the Body.
NY Knopf 1993 067942007X / 9780679420071 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First American edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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