Poverty Safari shortlisted for Orwell Prize 2018
19 May 2018
Poverty Safari by Darren
McGarvey aka Loki (Luath Press) is one of six books
shortlisted for the Orwell Book Prize 2018. People from
deprived communities all across Britain feel misunderstood and
unheard. Darren McGarvey gives voice to their feelings and
concerns, and anger that is spilling over. The Scotsman of 22 May
2018 has an article by the author on writing the book and about
being on the shortlist: see A surreal journey from my wit's end to an Orwell
Winter by Ali Smith (Hamish
Hamilton) has also been shortlisted.
The winner will be announced on 25 June 2018 (the 115th
anniversary of the birth of George Orwell).