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Rebecca Ley

Rebecca Ley

Rebecca Ley is a prize-winning novelist - her debut novel, Sweet Fruit, Sour Land, won The Guardian Not the Booker Prize in 2018 and was shortlisted for The Kitschies Golden Tentacle and the Betty Trask Prize.

Ley writes essays as well as fiction, and her recent essays have been published in Water Journal, and shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize 2017.

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Sweet Fruit, Sour Land by Rebecca Ley: Shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize

Rebecca Ley has been shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize 2019 for her dystopian debut novel, Sweet Fruit, Sour Land. The Betty Trask Prize and Awards are presented for a...

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With Jokha Alharthi’s Celestial Bodies longlisted for the Man Booker International and Rebecca Ley’s Sweet Fruit, Sour Land on the shortlist for the Kitschies Golden Tentacle, March has been...