The biennial Portico Prize, focused on ‘the spirit of the North’ of England, names a Yorkshire native, Sally J. Morgan, its latest winner.
The Portico Prize for writing from the ‘North of England’ releases its 2022 shortlist of five books—including three titles by debut authors.
Of the 14 titles named to the Portico Prize’s fiction-and-nonfiction 2021 longlist, eight are debut publications for their authors.
The Manchester-based Portico Library Prize for Literature–focused on the country’s North– finds its winner in a native of Sunderland.
‘This list defies the rumor that it’s grim up north,’ says the Portico Prize jury of its 2019 shortlist of fiction and nonfiction related to the northern regions of England.