Posted on 03/25/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The shortlist for the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize has been announced.
The award is among the most prestigious for young writers and honors the best international literature from those thirty-nine and younger.
This year’s contenders include four debut works (three novels, one short-story collection).
The winner of the £20,000 (about $27,500) prize will be announced May 13; here are the contenders:
Alligator and Other Stories, by Dima Alzayat
Kingdomtide, by Rye Curtis
The Death of Vivek Oji, by Akwaeke Emezi
Pew, by Catherine Lacey
Luster, by Raven Leilani
My Dark Vanessa, by Kate Elizabeth Russell
More about the Dylan Thomas Prize contenders and its history can be found on the Swansea University website.
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