20 Jun 2018 Lion Fiction author, Claire Wong, wins Gold prize from Foreword Reviews

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We're thrilled to announce that Claire Wong, author of The Runaway, has been awarded the Gold prize from Foreward Reviews for her debut novel. Lion Hudson would like to congratulate her on winning such a prestigious award!

"It was a brilliant surprise to find out The Runaway had won the award. I think it's wonderful that there are ways to celebrate the work of independent publishers, and I'm over the moon to see my book there alongside such a beautiful selection of titles." - Claire Wong

Claire studied Classics at Oxford University. In 2005, she won the Owen Sheers Poetry Prize, and in 2006, the Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize. Claire works in charity communications, where she has the privilege of sharing uplifting stories through press releases, newsletters and articles every day.

The Runaway is Claire's first novel. A rich and powerful story, The Runaway explores the power of stories and human interconnectedness.

You can buy Claire's beautifully crafted book here.

For a full description of Claire's Foreward Reviews Gold award and review of The Runaway please read the full article here.

Interested in learning more about Claire? Check out her wonderful website here or follow her on Twitter at @ClaireRWong.