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2020 Longlist announced

We are delighted to announce the 2020 SI Leeds Literary Prize longlist as follows:

  • A boy called Silence – Nana Afua A Pierre
  • Bat Monkey and Other Stories – Aisha Phoenix
  • Her Grandmother’s Ghost – Ulka Karandikar
  • In the Skin of a Stranger – Alinah Azadeh
  • Lying Perfectly Still – Laura Fish
  • Mushrooms for my Mother and Other Stories – Ethel Maqeda 
  • Nothing Stays In The Dark Forever – Steffanie Edward
  • The Change – Emma Hill
  • The Funeral Cryer – Wenyan Lu
  • The Good Twin – Sumana Khan
  • The Sun Sets in the East – L M Dillsworth
  • Things We Do Not Tell The People We Love –  Huma Qureshi
  • Unborn – Tanya Atapattu

Many congratulations to our long listed writers!  Please watch this space for the shortlist announcement at the end of August.