Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Shortlist for the 2010 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize

This year’s long list was very strong, and we congratulate those who have been selected for the short list as well as all the authors who have been recognised on the long list. The final winner will be announced at the final awards ceremony in Swansea, Wales on December 1st, 2010 at Brangwyn Hall; details regarding this event will be posted shortly.

Caroline Bird, 23 - Watering Can (Carcanet)

Elyse Fenton, 29 - Clamor (Cleveland State University Poetry Center)

Eleanor Catton, 24 - The Rehearsal (Portobello Books)

Emilie Mackie, 27 - And This is True (Sceptre)

Karan Mahajan, 26 - Family Planning (Harper Perennial)

Nadifa Mohamed, 28 - Black Mamba Boy (Harper Collins)

2006 Shortlist
Winner: Rachel Trezise – Fresh Apples

Lucy Caldwell - Where They Were Missed
Ian Holding - Unfeeling
Nick Laird - Utterly Monkey and To a Fault (Two entries)
James Scudamore - The Amnesia Clinic
Liza Ward - Outside Valentine

2008 Shortlist
Winner: Nam Le – The Boat

Caroline Bird, Trouble Came to the Turnip
Ross Raisin, God’s Own Country
Ceridwen Dovey, Blood Kin
Edward Hogan, Blackmoor
Dinaw Mengestu, Children of the Revolution

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