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.
Guy Gunaratne Wins the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize for ‘Mad and Furious City’
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.
Wales’ International Dylan Thomas Prize Announces Diverse Shortlist
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.
Wales’ International Dylan Thomas Prize Announces Its 2019 Longlist
The award program, based at Swansea University in the poet’s hometown, presents a 12-title longlist by authors 39 and younger.
Zambian-British Poet Kayo Chingonyi Wins £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize
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.
International Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist Announced: Multi-Genre, Younger Writers
The Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist comprises the work of three women and three men. Ten-year judge Kurt Heinzelman calls the 2016 group “the best and stylistically most diverse.”
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