Award for Phyllida Scrivens

Phyllida Scrivens has won the Biography & Memoir Prize at the East Anglian Book Awards 2018 for her group biography The Lady Lord Mayors of Norwich 1923-2017 (Pen & Sword). At a ceremony held in Norwich in November, Phyllida was awarded the trophy in front of seven of her “subjects”, former Lord Mayors who feature in the book. The East Anglian Book Awards are presented annually and sponsored by the National Centre for Writing, University of East Anglia and the Eastern Daily Press.