Acclaimed author Tessa Hadley commends ‘gathering prestige’ of Edge Hill Short Story Prize

The winner of last year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize, acclaimed author Tessa Hadley, has commended the award’s ‘gathering prestige’ ahead of this year’s ceremony.

Cambridge-based author gives insight into WW2 ‘Brown Babies’ at intimate event

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As part of Edge Hill University’s Festival of Ideas – a fortnight of talks, exhibitions, and performances – Cambridge-based author Lucy Bland was invited to introduce her book ‘Brown Babies: the stories of children born to black GIs and white woman in the Second World War’ and answer questions from attendees in an intimate setting.