Gowar, Imogen Hermes

BA Year : 2012, MA Year : 2014

Awards and recognition

  • Curtis Brown Award (2014)
  • MsLexia First Novel Competition shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2015)
  • Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers’ Award shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2016)
  • Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)
  • South Bank Sky Arts Awards Times Breakthrough Award shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)
  • Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)
  • Desmond Elliott Prize longlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)
  • British Book Awards (Debut Novel category) shortlist for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2019)
  • Betty Trask Award winner for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2019)
  • Works

  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (2018)