photograph Jackie Kay shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards 2011

and Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award 2011

NCLA are thrilled to announce that Professor Jackie Kay’s memoir, Red Dust Road, has been shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards 2011, in the Biography/Autobiography of the Year category, as well as for the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award 2011. The winners of the 2011 Galaxy National Book Awards will be revealed on Friday 4th November at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge.

Jackie will be in conversation with Andrea Levy about her novel, The Long Song, on Tuesday 25th October at Northern Stage in Newcastle. This event is part of One Book 2011, the Newcastle University and Booker Prize Foundation collaboration to get students across the campus reading and discussing the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Long Song.

Tickets are free to Newcastle University students although booking is essential. You can find tickets for all of our events at our webstore.

published on: 20th October 2011

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