2020 First Novel Prize Long List

The Center for Fiction has released the long list for its 2020 First Novel Prize, “to honor the best debut fiction of the year.” Titles and authors of possible genre interest include:

The longlist is selected by “members of the Center’s network of booklovers.” The shortlist and winners are decided by “a committee of distinguished American writers.” The short list will be announced in Fall 2020 and the winner will be announced during the Center’s Annual Benefit & Awards Dinner in December. The winning author receives $15,000. Each shortlisted author receives $1,000.

For more information, including the complete long list, see the Center for Fiction’s website.

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