Tessa Hadley

Tessa Hadley was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2009.

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RSL Literature Matters Awards 2020 – winners announced


We are delighted to announce the seven recipients of the RSL Literature Matters Awards 2020. The Awards aim to enable literary excellence and innovation, providing writers with financial support to undertake a new literary project. This year’s judges a …

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Articles by Tessa Hadley

Ordinary Extraordinary

Tessa Hadley talks with Alex Clark about the art of writing short stories and about finding the marvellous in the mundane. Alex also talks to the shortlisted writers for the V.S. Pritchett Prize for short stories about their entries, and invites feedback from judges Aamer Hussein, Chibundu Onuzo and Michèle Roberts, before the winner of the 2017 V.S. Pritchett Prize is announced.

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