Tiny Sunbirds Far Away wins Costa First Novel Award

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Tiny Sunbirds Far Away wins Costa First Novel Award

Jan 04 2012

The category award winners for the 2011 Costa Book Awards (formerly Whitbread Awards), which honor books by writers in the U.K. and Ireland, include:

Novel: Pure by Andrew Miller
First novel: Tiny Sunbirds Far Away by Christie Watson
Biography: Now All Roads Leads to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis
Poetry: The Bees by Carol Ann Duffy
Children's book: Blood Red Road by Moira Young

The Costa Book of the Year award will be announced January 24.

Only Tiny Sunbirds and Blood Red Road are currently published in the USA.

Source: Costa Awards

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