We are delighted that we will once again be able to meet in person when the winner of the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award is announced, and the prize presented, by this year’s guest adjudicator, the novelist Michèle Roberts, at a dinner at the National Liberal Club.

Inaugurated in 1954, the Best First Novel Award is now in its 67th year, making it the longest-running UK prize for debut fiction.

7 for 7.30 pm, Wednesday 30 June, Lady Violet Room, National Liberal Club, London SW1A 2HE

The three-course dinner will cost £55 per person. Booking details to follow.