1. Hislop awarded four Specsavers Bestseller awards

    Victoria Hislop has received four Specsavers Bestseller awards for her bestselling titles: The Island, The Thread, The Return and The Sunrise. Her 2005-published novel, The Island, which was inspired by a visit to an abandoned Greek leprosy colony, receives a Platinum award for selling over a million copies. It became a 26-part Greek TV series and win Newcomer of the Year at the British Book Awards....
  2. THE STORY: LOVE, LOSS & THE LIVES OF WOMEN

    Victoria Hislop’s collection of favourite short stories by other female writers, simply titled The Story has given me more pleasure this year than almost all the rest of my reading put together. Like a box of festive Quality Street, you can dip in and never be sure what you will...
  3. The Costa Book Awards

    “The Costa Short Story Awards were announced on 28th January.  Victoria was a judge for the short story award for the second year.  This is a competition open to everyone, from established writers to those who have never been published. This year there were approximately 1500 entries and the shortlisted...