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Congratulations to the authors of the following titles that have been shortlisted for the 2017 Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel:

Djinn Patrol On The Purple Line
Sugar Bird
The Waiting Rooms
The Sentence
The Embalming

The results of the 2017 competition will be announced here on 23 October.


Find out below about our previous winners.

2016   |  2015  |  2014


The 2017 longlist:

A Crack in the Door

A Dream of Something Falling

A Fancy-Dress Genocide

A Fatal Mercy

Albany

All In Sarah Gee’s Head

Billy Watkins

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line

Here in Eden

May Never

Nuance of Nothing

Skinned

Sugar Bird

The Arrow Garden

The Embalming

The Passenger 

The Scribbler's Tales 

The Second Heart

The Sentence

The Waiting Rooms


Everyone wants to win the Bridport Prize.   To realise that you’ve been made it through all the readers and judging rounds and come out on top is a real boost.  As writers, we spend so much time wondering if we’re any good and being rejected.  Getting somewhere in the Bridport Prize (anywhere) keeps us going and makes it all worthwhile.

Kit de Waal, Flash Fiction first prize winner, 2014 and 2015

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