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.