The People's Book Prize Short List 2009/10 - Fiction :: Non Fiction :: Children

Susan Everett - Crazy Horse - Published by Route Publishing Limited
ISBN 978-1901927061 Category Romantic thriller - TPBP Winner June 2009
Susan Everett - Peoples Book Prize
Susan Everett is a novelist and screen writer. She has won the Carl Foreman Screenwriting Award, in association with BAFTA and This Morning TV/SHE Magazine short story competition award.

Jayne Joso - Soothing Music for Stray Cats - Published by Alcemi ISBN 9780955527258 Category Literary/Mystery - TPBP Winner December 2009 Jayne Josso - Peoples Book Prize
Jayne Joso has written extensively on Architecture and is highly regarded for her writing on Japanese arts & culture. Her first children's book was recently published in Japan, and her first play, China's Smile, commissioned in celebration of China's Children's Day, enjoyed a long theatre run and was later televised.

Mez Packer - Among Thieves - Published by Tindal Street Press
ISBN 978-0955647628 Category Thriller/crime/mystery - TPBP Winner October 2009
Mez Packer - Peoples Book Prize
Born in Essex, Mez Packer was a student at Warwick University in the 80s and traveled in Europe and Asia. She experimented in alternative lifestyles in the 90s and travelled to India, Nepal and Thailand. She lives with her partner and her two children in Leamington, Warwickshire

Roger Robinson - Suckle - Published by Flipped eye publishing
ISBN 978-1905233212 Category Poetry - TPBP Winner September 2009
Roger Robinson - Peoples Book Prize
Roger Robinson is a writer, skilled performer and lecturer on poetry and performance. Listed by Decibel as one of fifty writers who have influenced the black-British writing canon over the past five decades, he has toured with the British Council in Vietnam, the Philippines, Argentina, India and his workshops have been shortlisted for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries.

Lesley Thomson - A Kind of Vanishing - Published by Myriad Editions ISBN 978-0-9549309-4-3 Category fiction thriller/crime/mystery - TPBP Winner January 2010 Lesley Thompson - Peoples Book Prize
Lesley Thomson's first novel, Seven Miles from Sydney ("Compelling" Times on Sunday; "Bold and imaginative" Time Out) is a crime thriller set in Australia. She also co-wrote actress Sue Johnston's autobiography Hold on to the Messy Times. She grew up in London and now lives in Lewes, East Sussex

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