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SIR PHILIP PULLMAN CBE - 2017

Apr 10, 2017

Sir Philip Pullman CBE FRSL is local to Oxford and has always been a firm advocate for literacy in all its forms. Philip’s reputation is world-wide with the acclaimed and bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. In addition, he has authored over other thirty books and plays. He has won many awards including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council. He is an honorary professor at Bangor University, a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University, patron of the Palestine Festival of Literature, and a patron of The Shakespeare Schools Festival.

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THE WINNING SHORT STORY

‘Bait’ by Nicky Winder, was selected as the 2017 Mogford Prize Winner by Prize founder Jeremy Mogford, and guest judges; Sir Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL, and Dame Mary Berry.

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