Granta launches hunts for Best of Young British Novelists

Granta Magazine has opened submissions for the fifth edition of its Best of Young British Novelists list, to be released in spring 2023. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Granta looks for Best of Young British Novelists

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Granta reveals its Best of Young US Novelists 2017

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Granta names 21 of the best young American novelists

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Influx Press launches first novel prize for Black British women with Black Ballad

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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

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