Tagged: Jhalak Prize

Changing course: reflections on the Jhalak Prize

Sunny Singh reflects on how far the Jhalak Prize and the publishing industry have come since the award was founded, and how far there is... Read more

Suleyman and Lawrence join 2022 Jhalak Prize judges

Chimene Suleyman, Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Patrice Lawrence have been named among the judges of the 2022 Jhalak Prizes. Read more

Makumbi and Lawrence win Jhalak Prize awards

Novelist and short story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (pictured top) and YA writer Patrice Lawrence have won the 2021 Jhalak Prize awards.... Read more

Cho and Lawrence on 2021 Jhalak Prize shortlists

Literary agent Catherine Cho and poets Romalyn Ante and Rachel Long are on the shortlist for the 2021 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer... Read more

Jhalak Prize reveals 2021 longlists

The Jhalak Prize has revealed its longlist for the annual prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, alongside its inaugural longlist... Read more

National Book Tokens partners with Jhalak Prize

National Book Tokens has launched a partnership with the Jhalak Prize, aiming to help promote the 2021 nominated titles among booksellers. Read more

Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults.... Read more

Lockdown is 'opportunity for systemic change', says Jhalak Prize founder

Sunny Singh, the co-founder of the Jhalak Prize, has said lockdown caused by the pandemic is an opportunity to reassess equality in the industry.... Read more

Neda Koochakian Fard named Jhalak Artist in Residence for 2020

Neda Koochakian Fard, a London-based, Iranian conceptual artist, is the recipient of the third Jhalak Art Residency and will create a unique work of art for the winner of... Read more

Jhalak Prize 2020 longlist revealed

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has unveiled its longlist for 2020 with debut author Candice Carty-Williams making... Read more

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