Wainwright Prize: Dara McAnulty turns into youngest particular person to win nature writing award
A Northern Eire teenager has turn into the youngest ever winner of a significant UK literary prize.
Dara McAnulty was awarded the 2020 Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing for his first ebook Diary of a Younger Naturalist.
Having appeared on the BBC NI sequence The Chronicles Of Erne, he mentioned profitable the award was an “astounding second” for all younger writers and nature lovers.
Judges mentioned his “extraordinary” ebook needs to be on the nationwide curriculum.
Dara described his win as “loopy” and “humbling” however added it that confirmed younger individuals’s tales are essential and “youth voices may be heard”.