Philip Terry’s Tapestry on shortlist for The Goldsmith’s Prize

Other Room reader and Reality Street author Philip Terry has been shortlisted for the new Goldsmith’s Prize.

Taking as its starting point marginal images in the Bayeux Tapestry, which have been left largely unexplained by historians, Terry retells the story of the Norman Conquest from the point of view of the tapestry’s English embroiderers. Combining magic realism and Oulipian techniques, this is a tour de force of narrative and language.

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