The program Ethan Hawke and others co-founded to honor published authors aged 35 and younger now is in its 20th year, a winner to be named in the fall.
Bryan Washington, focused on what he calls ‘marginalized communities, communities of color, and queer communities of color’ wins the 2020 Dylan Thomas Prize.
Thanks to the co-direction of the Jaipur Literature Festival by juror Namita Gokhale, the Dylan Thomas Prize is in India for its longlist announcement.
The £30,000 award for writers 39 and younger is scheduled to produce a longlist by January 24 and a shortlist on April 7, the winner to be named May 14.
The acclaimed debut novelist talks of his fellow-feeling for ‘aspiring writers, who are writing from a place similar to where I began.’ Gunaratne divides his time between London and Malmö.
The 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist includes a Zimbabwean, a British-Sri Lankan and an American Ghanaian, and it recognizes writers under 39 years old.
The award program, based at Swansea University in the poet’s hometown, presents a 12-title longlist by authors 39 and younger.
This year’s Dylan Thomas Prize goes to a poet whose focus is on black masculinity and the experiences of young black men in contemporary British society–’immensely relevant,’ as the jury chair puts it.
Capturing one of the richest purses for young writers, Australian Fiona McFarlane wins the Dylan Thomas for work called ‘stunning’ and ‘unforgettable.’
The Dylan Thomas Prize is unusual for its flexibility. The shortlist includes a book of poetry, two books of short stories, plus novels—two of them debuts.
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