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The Encore Award for a second novel, is given by the Society of Authors and was first awarded in 1990 though now awarded biannually.[1]

Past Winners

Year Author Book Award
1990 Peter Benson A Lesser Dependency £3,750
Paul Watkins Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn £3,750
1991 Carey Harrison Richard's Feet £7,500
1992 Iain Sinclair Downriver £7,500
1993 Colm Toibin The Heather Blazing £7,500
1994 Amit Chaudhuri Afternoon Raag £7,500
1995 Dermot Healy A Goat's Song £7,500
1996 A.L. Kennedy So I am Glad £7,500
1997 David Flusfeder Like Plastic £7,500
1998 Timothy O'Grady I Could Read the Sky £3,750
Alan Warner These Demented Lands £3,750
1999 Christina Koning Undiscovered Country £7,500
2000 John Burnside The Mercy Boys £2,500
Claire Messud The Last Life £2,500
Matt Thorne Eight Minutes Idle £2,500
Phil Whitaker Triangulation £2,500
2001 Anne Enright What Are You Like? £10,000
2002 Ali Smith Hotel World £10,000
2003 Jeremy Gavron The Book of Israel £10,000
2004 Michelle de Kretser The Hamilton Case £10,000
2005 Nadeem Aslam Maps for Lost Lovers £10,000
2007 M. J. Hyland Carry Me Down[2] £10,000
2009 Julia Leigh Disquiet[3] £10,000


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