Isabel Ashdown

Isabel Ashdown’s first novel Glasshopper was published by Myriad Editions in autumn 2009. It was named one of ‘The Best Debut Novels of 2009’ by The Observer and one of the ‘Best Books of the Year’ by the London Evening Standard.Isabel won a Bridport poetry prize while still on the BA, and had a story published in The Paris Review. Isabel is now taking the MA at Chichester, and has recently won the Mail on Sunday’s novel competition (judges John Mortimer, Michael Redpath and Fay Weldon) – again with work started on the BA and developed on the MA.  She has recently been taken on by Raft Literary Agency.

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