The shortlist for the 2020 Encore Award, given by the Royal Society of Literature to the best second novel of the year, includes one title of genre interest. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the award, each of the four shortlisted authors will receive a £500 prize.
- Everything You Ever Wanted, Luiza Sauma (Viking)
The judges for 2020 are Edmund Gordon, Nikita Lalwani, and Eley Williams. The winner of the £10,000 award will be announced June 25, 2020.
For more information, including the complete shortlist, see the Royal Society of Literature website.
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