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Book awards: Jhalak Prize shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (21)

Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge2017
Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga2017
The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave2017
A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee2017
Speak Gigantular by Irenosen Okojie2017
The Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints by Jacobus de Voragine2018
The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave2018
Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi2018
Once Upon a Time in the East: A Story of Growing Up by Xiaolu Guo2018
When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy2018
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Rauf2019
Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures by Roma Agrawal2019
Happiness by Aminatta Forna2019
In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratnenot in English Common Knowledge2019
Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala2019
Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus2019
The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta2020
Flèche by Mary Jean Chan2020
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams2020
Remembered by Yvonne Battle-Felton2020
Suncatcher by Romesh Gunesekera2020

Award description

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, is an annual literary prize awarded to British or British-resident writers. The prize, launched in 2017, is the first and only literary prize in the UK to only accept entries by writers of colour.


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