We are delighted that this book was chosen as a finalist. More information about the final voting stage will follow.

Pamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Works and Times has been nominated for the People’s Book Prize. Voting is now open for the Winter 2014/15 collection for non-fiction, in which is is included.

This is the first biography of Pamela Hansford Johnson, and has been written with the co-operation of her three children, who allowed the author access to previously unexamined diaries and letters. These illuminate their mother’s eventful and often entertaining literary progress, against the odds, as well as her private life, which was full of incident, an early episode being her youthful romance with Dylan Thomas.

Read more about this book, authored by Wendy Pollard here.