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Amir Gutfreund Shortlisted for the JQ-Wingate Prize

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

2007 Sami Rohr Prize Choice Award Winner Amir Gutfreund (Our Holocaust) has been shortlisted for this year’s JQ-Wingate Literary Prize for his new work The World a Moment Later. Established in 1977 by the late Harold Hyam Wingate, the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Literary Prize is now in its 31st year. The winner of the 2009 prize will receive £4,000. For more information about the prize, pleast visit here.

The complete 2009 Shortlist:

Amir Gutfreund – The World a Moment Later (Toby Press)

Zoë Heller – The Believers (Fig Tree)

Ladislaus Löb – Dealing with Satan (Jonathan Cape)

Denis MacShane – Globalising Hatred (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Fred Wander – The Seventh Well (Granta)

Jackie Wullschlager – Chagall: Love and Exile (Allen Lane)

To read the 2009 press release, please visit here.