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Irina Kovalyova’s Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Speech June 28 2016

  The Kobo Emerging Writer Prize is an award that supports talented debut authors. We’re thrilled that Irina Kovalyova, author of Specimen, won this year’s Emerging Writer Prize in the Literary Fiction category! Here’s a transcript of her moving acceptance speech from the night’s ceremonies: Last night I went for a walk with my daughter — she is … Read More