2018 Dylan Thomas Longlist

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Awarded for the best published literary work in the English language, written by an author aged 39 or under, the prize is named after the Swansea-born writer, Dylan Thomas, and celebrates his 39 years of creativity and productivity. One of the most influential, internationally-renowned writers of the mid-twentieth century, the prize invokes his memory to support the writers of today and nurture the talents of tomorrow.

This year’s longlist of 12 books comprises: eight novels, two short story collections, and two volumes of poetry.

Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

* Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi

* When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

* The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney

* Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

* Elmet by Fiona Mozley

* First Love by Gwendoline Riley

* Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

* Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

* My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

* Attrib. and Other Stories by Eley Williams

* On Trust: A Book of Lies by James Womack

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