We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the inaugural RSL Christopher Bland Prize, awarded to a debut novelist or popular non-fiction writer, first published at the age of 50 or over.
- Thomas Bourke The Consolation of Maps (Riverrun)
- Barbara Jenkins De Rightest Place (Peepal Tree Press)
- A J Pearce Dear Mrs Bird (Picador)
- Roland Philipps A Spy Named Orphan (The Bodley Head)
- Alex Reeve The House on Half Moon Street (Raven Books)
- Raynor Winn The Salt Path (Michael Joseph)
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