Polari Prize 2021 Shortlists
The shortlists for the 2021 Polari Prizes have been announced, and the Polari Book Prize includes the following titles of genre interest:
- Dragman, Steven Appleby (Metropolitan)
- What Girls Do in the Dark, Rosie Garland (Nine Arches)
The Polari Book Prize is given to writers born or based in the UK and Ireland who are “emerging and established LGBTQ+ literary talent.” The award is sponsored by DHH Literary Agency, and the winner will receive £2,000. Judges are Suzi Feay, Chris Gribble, and VG Lee, with prize founder Paul Burston as chair. Winners will be announced at the Southbank Centre on October 30, 2021.
For more information, including complete shortlists, see the Polari Prize website.
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