Here is the shortlist for this year’s Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize. In its fifteenth year, the Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, as well as the largest literary prize for young writers (that means age 39 and under).
Congratulations to the finalists!
Jay Bernard, Surge
(Chatto & Windus)
Mary Jean Chan, Flèche
(Faber & Faber)
Téa Obreht, Inland
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
Stephen Sexton, If All the World and Love were Young
(Penguin Random House)
Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
(Jonathan Cape, Vintage)
Bryan Washington, Lot
The winner will be announced on May 14th via a virtual ceremony.