We are thrilled that Kathy O’Shaughnessy's novel In Love With George Eliot has won The Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2021. Paul Torday published his first novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen aged 60. In 2018, his family set up this prize in his memory, to celebrate first novels by authors aged 60 or over.
The prize is £1,000 plus a set of the collected works of Paul Torday. For more information and to see the other shortlisted authors, please click here. Congratulations to Kathy!