[The Straits Times] Eight new faces on Epigram Books Fiction Prize longlist

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Eight writers, many of them newcomers to fiction, have been longlisted for the 2018 Epigram Books Fiction Prize.

The award is Singapore’s only prize for unpublished English-language novels, as well as its richest literary award. The top prize is worth $25,000, while three runner-ups will get $5,000 each.

Those on the list are first-time novelists, with the exception of civil servant Pranav S. Joshi, 53, who published a previous novel, Behind A Cultural Cage (2007), and also garnered an honorary mention in the 2015 Golden Point Award in English Poetry.

[Read the original article by Olivia Ho]