The longlist is just as diverse in genre as it is commendable in quality. We will no doubt have a tough time picking out the shortlist. Edmund Wee, Publisher & CEO of Epigram Books [Link to original article]
Established in 2015, the Epigram Books Fiction Prize promotes contemporary Singapore creative writing and rewards excellence in Singapore literature. The annual prize is Singapore’s richest literary award, offering S$25,000 to the winner and S$5,000 to three shortlisted finalists.
The Prize is open to Singaporeans, permanent residents or Singapore-born authors with full-length, original and unpublished novel-length manuscripts written in the English language.