Commonwealth Fiction Prize

A Man Melting - Craig Cliff

This year I was a judge of the Commonwealth Fiction Prize (South East Asia Pacific Region). A Man Melting was the winner of Best First Book division.

The Best Book division was won by Australian Kim Scott for That Dead Man Dance (Picador). The final Commonwealth-wide results will be announced in Sydney on May 21, 2011.


Added 26/05/11

And the great news is that Craig has gone on to win the overall award for Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book, announced in Sydney on 21 May. Congratulations Craig!