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The 2021 Longlist:
Featuring: Madeleine Dunnigan, Katherine Gutierrez, Kate Horsley, Aoife Inman, Aden Jamal, Ramya Jegatheesan, Nicholas Kemp, Leeor Ohayon, JP Pangilinan-O’Brien, Aisha Phoenix, Danielle Vrublevskis and Nayela Wickramasuriya.
‘The longlist gave such diverse reading pleasures, yet every story, without exception, allowed me to enter worlds which felt carefully realised and full of possibility. As a short story writer and reader, I don’t need much convincing of the special power of the form, but these entries confirmed it once more – and most emphatically!’
‘A joy to discover these fresh voices in fiction. This collection of stories is exciting in range and originality, both in subject and form.’ Elise Dillsworth
‘I was struck by the breadth, ambition and flair of the stories in the prize. This anthology presents a thrilling sample of distinctive new talent at work today and highlights some exciting emerging writers for us all to follow.’ Kishani Widyaratna
The 2020 Longlist:
‘Full of verve, emotional enquiry and imagination.’ Harriet Moore
‘I really appreciate the range and ambition on display in these stories. These are writers putting work into voice and craft rather than relying on event alone, and that’s what makes their work persist in the mind.’ Chris Power
‘An illuminating and vivid range of stories from an exciting array of new voices already so accomplished in their craft.’ Sharmaine Lovegrove