Andrea Levy was the winner of The Scott Prize for her wonderful story, The Long Song. The announcement was made at the Borders Book Festival in Scotland. The actor Robert Powell read brilliantly from the works of all the shortlisted authors before the announcement. Later in the festival bar, someone asked me; ‘how does it feel to have your words read by Jesus of Nazareth?’ ‘Pretty good’, I replied.
For news of The Scott Prize, here is the article in The Scotsman.