Encore Award 2021 – The Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Encore Award 2021, for best second novel of the year. The 2021 judges are Sian Cain, Nikita Lalwani and Paul Muldoon.

  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury)
  • Should We Fall Behind by Sharon Duggal (Bluemoose Books)
  • The Blind Light by Stuart Evers (Picador)
  • The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes (One World)
  • The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (One World)

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The winner will be announced on Thursday 20 May.

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