The winners of this year’s Costa Book Awards have been announced.
Costa Novel Award Winner: Ali Smith, How to be Both
Costa First Novel Award Winner: Emma Healey, Elizabeth is Missing
Costa Biography Award Winner: Helen MacDonald, H is for Hawk
Costa Poetry Award Winner: Jonathan Edwards, My Family and Other Superheroes
Costa Children’s Book Award Winner: Kate Saunders, Five Children on the Western Front
was described by the judges as showing “incredible flair and unusual skill”. (First Novel)
was described by the judges as “a modern masterpiece that captures the spirit of a much-loved classic”. (Children’s Book)
Both are available to borrow from the libraries now.
The overall winner will be announced on 27th January 2015.
To find out more about this year’s winners, along with a list of past winners of the Costa Book Awards, go to their website.