Winner – Impress Prize for New Writers 2016

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Impress Books has awarded Magdalena McGuire the Impress Prize for New Writers 2016 for her novel, The Shape of Your Song.

The Shape of Your Song is a work of historical fiction set in communist Poland in the 1980s.

Julian Webb, a member of the Impress Prize panel, said: “This year’s shortlist was one of the strongest we’ve had at Impress, and it was a privilege to be able to read such high quality writing. We emerged with an extraordinarily worthy winner in The Shape of Your Song .”

Read an extract from The Shape of Your Song.