On Wednesday 2 June the National Centre for Writing announced the 2021 shortlist for the £4,000 UEA New Forms Award, which will champion bold innovation in craft, rewarding a daring new voice in fiction.

I.R. Franklin

Charlotte Geater

James Wilkes

The winner will be announced on Thursday 1 July.



Kerry Priest

Daniel Hinds

Maria Howard

Kirstie Millar

Jonathan McAloon

Rosalind Brown

Jasmine Farndon

Kieran Toms

Polly Wright