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SALC colleague wins prestigious literary award

(18 January 2018)

Congratulations to Dr Sheena Kalayil, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, who this week won the Writers’ Guild Award for Best First Novel for her book, ‘The Bureau of Second Chances’ (Polygon Press).

Sheena said: “I feel very humbled by the honour of being chosen by my peers.”

Sheena’s first novel is also shortlisted for The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for Fiction, with a Sense of Place, with the winner announced on 1 February. 

Image of Sheena Kalayil