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Filigree contributors longlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2019

Two contributors to the INSCRIBE Writers anthology Filigree: Contemporary Black British Poetry have been nominated for the Jhalak Prize: Roy McFarlane and Raymond Antrobus.


The 2019 longlist is:

Roma Agrawal, Built : The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures (Bloomsbury)

Akala, Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of the Empire (Two Roads)

Raymond Antrobus, The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins)

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff (ed.), Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children (Headline/Hachette)

Yrsa Daley-Ward, The Terrible (Penguin)

Aminatta Forna, Happiness (Bloomsbury)

Guy Gunaratne, In Our Mad and Furious City (Tinder)

Afua Hirsch, Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging (Vintage)

Damian Le Bas, Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain (Chatto & Windus)

Roy McFarlane, The Healing Next Time (Nine Arches)

Onjali Q. Rauf, The Boy at the Back of the Class (Hachette Childrens)

Sharlene Teo, Ponti (Picador)

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