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Meet the Author: Emma Healey

On 27 January, one of the UK's oldest and richest literary prizes will be presented.

The Costa Book of the Year Award, worth £30,000 to the winning author, has been going since 1971.

There are five prizes for the best novel, first novel, children's book, poetry book and biography of the year.

Nick Higham is meeting all five winners.

Emma Heale has won the Costa first novel award for her book Elizabeth is Missing,

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