MSt Tutor Wendy Brandmark launches novel, The Stray American. London,13 December 2014

MSt tutor Wendy Brandmark’s new novel The Stray American, will be launched in London on Saturday 13 December at 7.30pm

Venue: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL.

Cost: Free, but book your places with bernadette@hollandparkpress.co.uk.

The Stray American is set in 2003, and tells the story of Larry Greenberg escapes from his corporate law job in Boston to teach in a seedy American college near London’s Waterloo Station. We follow Larry, a flawed but engaging character, on his journey in search of a soul mate and a sense of purpose.”

More details from Holland Park Press

MSt Tutor Alice Jolly wins 2014 VS Pritchett prize

MST Tutor Alice Jolly won the 2014 VS Pritchett prize for her short story “Ray the Rottweiler”. The prize is awarded by the Royal Society of Literature for the best unpublished story of the year. This year’s judges were Dame Margaret Drabble, Tibor Fischer and Helen Oyeyemi.

The story will also be published in Prospect online and the RSL Review.

More at http://rslit.org/v-s-pritchett