We are delighted to announce that the winner of The Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2017 is Edmund Gordon for The Invention of Angela Carter.

The prize of £2,500 was awarded on Tuesday 6th March 2018 at a party at LIBRARY London on St Martins Lane.

The 2017 judges were Caroline Moorehead, Ian Kelly and Sam Leith, and the shortlisted authors were Thomas Dilworth, Edmund Gordon, Adam Kay, Gareth Russell, Helen Smith and James Stourton.