Glass Bell Award 2022 shortlist announced
In the UK, the shortlist for the £2000 (A$3500) Goldsboro Glass Bell Award has been announced.
The shortlisted novels are:
- We Are All Birds of Uganda (Hafsa Zayyan, Merky Books)
- Sistersong (Lucy Holland, Pan)
- Ariadne (Jennifer Saint, Wildfire)
- Mrs March (Virginia Feito, Fourth Estate)
- The Wolf Den (Elodie Harper, Head of Zeus)
- Daughters (Night Laura Shepherd-Robinson, Pan).
Administered by independent bookshop Goldsboro Books, the Glass Bell Award rewards storytelling in all genres, and is awarded annually to ‘a compelling novel with brilliant characterisation and a distinct voice that is confidently written and assuredly realised’.
Last year’s winner was Clare Whitfield for her historical thriller People of Abandoned Character (Head of Zeus), a take on the Jack the Ripper story.
The winner of the 2022 Glass Bell Award will be announced on 8 September.
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