Dylan Thomas Prize

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The Dylan Thomas Prize is a leading prize for young writers presented annually. The prize, named in honour of the Welsh writer and poet Dylan Thomas, is open to published writers in the English show more language under the age of forty. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (15), Shortlist (75), Longlist (67)
Years:
All, 2023 (13), 2022 (18), 2021 (12), 2020 (12), 2019 (12), 2018 (12), 2017 (12), 2016 (12), 2014 (6), 2013 (7), 2012 (10), 2011 (4), 2010 (8), 2008 (5), 2006 (14)

Winner 15

Shortlist 75

WorkYear
Limberlost by Robbie Arnott2023
Seven Steeples by Sara Baume2023
God's Children Are Little Broken Things by Arinze Ifeakandu2023
I'm a Fan by Sheena Patel2023
Send Nudes by Saba Sams2023
Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head: Poems by Warsan Shire2023
A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam2022
Auguries of a Minor God by Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe2022
The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris2022
Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson2022
Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor2022
Alligator by Dima Alzayat2021
Kingdomtide by Rye Curtis2021
The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi2021
Pew by Catherine Lacey2021
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell2021
Surge by Jay Bernard2020
Flèche by Mary Jean Chan2020
Inland by Téa Obreht2020
If All the World and Love Were Young by Stephen Sexton2020
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong2020
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah2019
Folk by Zoe Gilbert2019
Trinity by Louisa Hall2019
Melmoth by Sarah Perry2019
House of Stone by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma2019
When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy2018
Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado2018
The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney2018
Elmet by Fiona Mozley2018
First Love by Gwendoline Riley2018
Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney2018
Idaho by Emily Ruskovich2018
My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent2018
The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam2017
Pigeon by Alys Conran2017
Cain by Luke Kennard2017
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry2017
Dog Run Moon: Stories by Callan Wink2017
Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett2016
The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James2016
Disinformation by Frances Leviston2016
Physical by Andrew McMillan2016
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota2016
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton2014
A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride2014
Snow in May: Stories by Kseniya Melnik2014
The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion by Kei Miller2014
Mrs Hemingway by Naomi Wood2014
Sins of the Leopard (Salt Modern Poets) by James Brookes2013
The Last King of Lydia by Tim Leach2013
The Gurkha's Daughter by Prajwal Parajuly2013
Call It Dog by Marli Roode2013
Beneath the Darkening Sky by Majok Tulba2013
The Doll Princess by Tom Benn2012
The White Shadow by Andrea Eames2012
The Spider King's Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo2012
Once You Break a Knuckle by D.W. Wilson2012
The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore by Benjamin Hale2011
The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht2011
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher2011
The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton2010
And This is True by Emily Mackie2010
Family Planning by Karan Mahajan2010
Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed2010
Blood Kin by Ceridwen Dovey2008
Blackmoor by Edward Hogan2008
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu2008
God's Own Country by Ross Raisin2008
Where They Were Missed by Lucy Caldwell2006
Unfeeling by Ian Holding2006
To a Fault by Nick Laird2006
Utterly Monkey by Nick Laird2006
The Amnesia Clinic by James Scudamore2006
Outside Valentine by Liza Ward2006

Longlist 67

WorkYear
Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by Maddie Mortimer2023
Things They Lost: A Novel by Okwiri Oduor2023
Phantom Gang by Ciarán O'Rourke2023
Losing the Plot by Derek Owusu2023
Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens2023
No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib2023
A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam2022
What Noise Against the Cane by Desiree C. Bailey2022
Keeping the House by Tice Cin2022
Auguries of a Minor God by Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe2022
The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris2022
No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood2022
Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz2022
Hot Stew by Fiona Mozley2022
Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson2022
Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan2022
Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi2022
Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor2022
Antiemetic for Homesickness by Romalyn Ante2021
If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha2021
Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan2021
Rendang by Will Harris2021
The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes2021
Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze2021
Exquisite Cadavers by Meena Kandasamy2020
Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan2020
Black Car Burning by Helen Mort2020
Virtuoso by Yelena Moskovich2020
Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler2020
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay2020
Housegirl by Michael Donkor2019
How The Light Gets In by Clare Fisher2019
Peach by Emma Glass2019
Normal People by Sally Rooney2019
Soho (Faber Poetry) by Richard Scott2019
Eye Level: Poems by Jenny Xie2019
Stay with Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀2018
Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams2018
On Trust: A Book of Lies by James Womack2018
Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer2017
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi2017
The Fat Artist and Other Stories by Benjamin Hale2017
The Outside Lands: A Novel by Hannah Kohler2017
What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi2017
Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair2017
City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg2016
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney2016
We Don't Know What We're Doing by Thomas Morris2016
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma2016
Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpont2016
Find Me by Laura Van den Berg2016
Ballistics: A Novel by D.W. Wilson2013
Grow Up by Ben Brooks2012
My Dearest Jonah by Matthew Crow2012
Threats by Amelia Gray2012
Tea at the Grand Tazi by Alexandra Singer2012
Diving Belles by Lucy Wood2012
In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw2010
The Still Point by Amy Sackville2010
The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw2010
Sayonara Bar by Susan Barker2006
Escape Routes for Beginners by Kira Cochrane2006
No Fireworks by Rodge Glass2006
Torture the Artist by Joey Goebel2006
Taming the Beast by Emily Maguire2006
Playing Mercy by Matthew David Scott2006
Exposure by Talitha Stevenson2006

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The Dylan Thomas Prize is a leading prize for young writers presented annually. The prize, named in honour of the Welsh writer and poet Dylan Thomas, is open to published writers in the English language under the age of forty. (English, Member-written)
The annual £30,000 international prize, one of the largest of its kind in the world for young writers, honours the internationally esteemed works of Dylan Thomas, and is open to any published writer in the English language aged 18 to 30. (English, Member-written)
The Dylan Thomas Prize is the world’s top cash prize for young writers. The annual prize, named in honor of the Welsh writer and poet Dylan Thomas, brings international prestige and a cash award of £30,000 ($46,000). It is open to published writers in the English language under the age of thirty. The prize is awarded bi-annually. Entries for the prize are submitted by the publisher, editor, or agent; for theatre plays and screenplays, by the producer. (English, Member-written)

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