The longlist for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize has been announced. Titles of genre interest include:
- Friday Black, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Folk, Zoe Gilbert (Bloomsbury)
- Melmoth, Sarah Perry (Serpent’s Tail)
The annual Dylan Thomas prize, in partnership with Swansea University, awards £30,000 “to the best published or produced literary work in the English language, written by an author aged 39 or under.” The judging panel is chaired by Professor Dai Smith CBE of Swansea University and includes Kit de Waal, Kurt Heinzelman, and Di Speirs.
A six title shortlist will be announced on April 2, 2019, and the winner will be announced on May 16, 2019 at Swansea University’s Great Hall. For more information, see the official website.
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