Encore Award 2020 – The Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Encore Award 2020, in its 30th year, for best second novel:

  • David KeenanFor the Good Times (Faber & Faber)
  • Patrick McGuinnessThrow Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape)
  • Billy O’CallaghanMy Coney Island Baby (Jonathan Cape)
  • Shiromi PintoPlastic Emotions (Influx Press)
  • Luiza SaumaEverything You Ever Wanted (Viking)

The 2020 judges are RSL Fellows Edmund Gordon, Nikita Lalwani and Eley Williams.

The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 June 2020.

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