Jessica Andrews wins the Portico Prize 2020

Jessica Andrews has won the Portico Prize 2020 for her debut novel Saltwater. The judges called it a “powerful, provocative and poignant tale” and Lynne Allan, chair of The Portico Library, said: “It is a tender tribute to women across generations and an important exploration of women’s lives today.” Other fans include Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke, who called it one of the best books she had read “in years” in the summer.

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