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The Jhalak Prize longlist


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The Jhalak Prize - celebrating British/British resident writers of colour - is a highlight of our year. It always gathers superbly exciting new writing alongside its sister award: the Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize (find the longlist for that HERE!)

If you're looking to explore past year's nominated writers, why not begin with the mangificent Like a Tree Walking, which was shortlisted in 2022. Here's an episide of our Read Think Act series, feauturing its author Anthony Vahni Capildeo.

This is the 2023 longlist, featuring Lighthouse favourites such as Alycia Pirmohamed, Travis Alabanza and Mya Rose Craig.

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