Sophie Neville’s lastest work in progress is in the finals for this year’s Eyelands Book Awards under the category ‘Unpublished Historical Novel’. The results will be announced on 30th December 2020.
‘The Girl Who Got out of Zanzibar’ originally won a place on Eyelands’ Three Rock Writer’s Residency in Crete in September 2019, where Sophie worked on the first 20,000 words.
The sequel ‘The Man Who Got Out of Zanzibar’ won the Eyelands Book Award for an unpublished historical novel in 2019. An awards ceremony in Athens is planned for April 2021.