Here is the Granta 2023 Best of British Novelists list.
A new drop of choice up-and-coming novelists has arrived on the morning tide. Granta magazine has announced its 2023 Best of British Novelists list, geared to future stars, including picks from Sigrid Rausing, Rachel Cusk, Helen Oyeyemi, Tash Aw, and Brian Dillon.
The team picked a host of already big names:
Eleanor Catton, Kiwi author of Booker Prize-winning The Luminaries and the recent Birnam Wood (read an excerpt here)
Derek Owusu, author of Desmond Elliott prize-winning novel That Reminds Me and Losing the Plot
K Patrick, a debut novelist and author of Mrs S
Graeme Armstrong, debut Scottish novelist and author of The Young Team
Olivia Sudjic, author of Sympathy and Asylum Road
Sophie Mackintosh, author of Women’s prize-longlist title Cursed Bread (read an excerpt here)
Anna Metcalfe, author of Chyrsalis (read an excerpt here)
Natasha Brown, author of Assembly (read an excerpt here)
Tom Crewe, debut novelist and author of The New Life (read an excerpt here)
Eliza Clark, author of Boy Parts and the forthcoming Penance and She’s Always Hungry (listen to an excerpt of Boy Parts here)
Sara Baume, author of Seven Steeples
Isabella Hammad, author of Palestinian Hamlet retelling Enter Ghost
Yara Rodrigues Fowler, author of Stubborn Archivist and Goldsmiths prize shortlisted There Are More Things
Lauren Aimee Curtis, Sydney-born author of Dolores and the forthcoming Strangers at the Port
Eley Williams, author of story collection Attrib. and Betty Trask award-winning novel The Liar’s Dictionary
Saba Sams, author of short story collection Send Nudes
Anna Metcalfe, author of Blind Water Pass
Thomas Morris, author of We Don’t Know What We’re Doing
Camilla Grudova, author of short story collection The Doll’s Alphabet and novel Children of Paradise
Jennifer Atkins, author of The Cellist
Lots TBR! Check them out.