*NEWSFLASH* 12 February 2013: Camilla Long wins the second annual Hatchet Job of the Year Award for her Sunday Times review of Aftermath by Rachel Cusk.

Brought to you by The Omnivore, The Hatchet Job of the Year Award is for the writer of the angriest, funniest, most trenchant book review of the past twelve months.

It aims to raise the profile of professional critics and to promote integrity and wit in literary journalism.


The prize is a year's supply of potted shrimp, courtesy of The Fish Society.

For all enquiries, please get in touch at hatchetjob@theomnivore.co.uk



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