encore award past winners

Prizes, grants and awards

Encore Awards past winners

2005 Nadeem Aslam Maps for Lost Lovers (Faber & Faber) £10,000

2004 Michelle de Kretser The Hamilton Case (Chatto & Windus) £10,000

2003 Jeremy Gavron The Book of Israel (Scribner) £10,000

2002 Ali Smith Hotel World (Hamish Hamilton) £10,000

2001 Ann Enright What Are You Like? (Jonathan Cape) £10,000

2000 John Burnside The Mercy Boys (Jonathan Cape) £2,500 Claire Messud The Last Life (Picador Macmillan) £2,500 Matt Thorne Eight Minutes Idle (Hodder & Stoughton) £2,500 Phil Whitaker Triangulation (Phoenix House) £2,500

1999 Christina Koning Undiscovered Country (Viking) £7,500

1998 Timothy O’Grady I Could Read the Sky (Harvill Press) £3,750 Alan Warner These Demented Lands (Jonathan Cape) £3,750

1997 David Flusfeder Like Plastic (Jonathan Cape) £7,500

1996 A.L. Kennedy So I am Glad (Jonathan Cape) £7,500

1995 Dermot Healy A Goat’s Song (Flamingo) £7,500

1994 Amit Chaudhuri Afternoon Raag (Heinemann) £7,500

1993 Colm Toibin The Heather Blazing (Picador) £7,500

1992 Iain Sinclair Downriver (Paladin) £7,500

1991 Carey Harrison Richard’s Feet (Heinemann) £7,500

1990 Peter Benson A Lesser Dependency (Macmillan) £3,750 Paul Watkins Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn (Hutchinson) £3,750