We are delighted that Jessica Gaitán Johannesson's debut novel How We Are Translated has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize, which is awarded to the most outstanding first novel of the past 12 months.
The Desmond Elliott Prize is run by the National Centre for Writing as the flagship in its Early Career Awards portfolio. The shortlist will be announced on 1 June and the winner will be announced on 1 July. For more information and to see the other longlisted authors, visit the National Centre for Writing website.
Congratulations to Jess and all the other longlisted authors!