Win the Jhalak Prize or Jhalak Children's & YA Prize shortlists

 

We’re celebrating the best writing by British and British resident writers of colour, with three sets each of this year's Jhalak Prize and Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize shortlists to give away!

It's the sixth year of the Jhalak Prize and the second for the Jhalak Children's & YA Prize. Six books are shortlisted for each prize, and the lists showcase a wide range of genres, from biography, graphic memoir, narrative fiction, poetry and essays to picture books. Taking in identity, grief, mental illness, heritage, family, gender, class and race, the titles explore a myriad of themes through inventive narratives.

Just choose between the Jhalak Prize and the Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize shortlists when you enter.

The books you’ll receive are:

The Jhalak Prize Shortlist 2022

  • Consumed by Arifa Akbar

  • Keeping the House by Tice Cin

  • Like a Tree, Walking by Vahni Capildeo

  • Somebody Loves You by Mona Arshi

  • The Roles We Play by Sabba Khan

  • Things I Have Withheld by Kei Miller

The Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist 2022

  • Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíkí-Íyímídé

  • Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths by Maisie Chan

  • The Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs by Jeffrey Boakye (illustrated by Ngadi Smart)

  • The Crossing by Manjeet Mann

  • The Sound of Everything by Rebecca Henry

  • We're Going to Find the Monster by Malorie Blackman & Dapo Adeola

The winners will be announced on 26th May at The British Library!

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Win a shortlist of your choice

This competition ended on 19/05/2022

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6 x winners will each receive one set of the following shortlists:

The Jhalak Prize 2022 Shortlist: 

Consumed by Arifa Akbar 
Somebody Loves You by Mona Arshi 
Like a Tree, Walking byVahni Capildeo
Keeping the House by Tice Cin 
The Roles We Play by Sabba Khan 
Things I Have Withheld by Kei Miller 

Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize 2022 Shortlist:

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíkí-Íyímídé 
We're Going to Find the Monster by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by Dapo Adeola 
Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs by Jeffrey Boakye, illustrated by Ngadi Smart 
Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths by Maisie Chan 
The Sound of Everything by Rebecca Henry 
The Crossing by Manjeet Mann

 

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  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 19th May 2022.
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