Prize longlist

We’re delighted to unveil the longlist for the 2017 Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize. The standard of entries was very high, and we want to thank everyone who submitted a story. If you weren’t successful this year, please do try again next year.

The shortlist will be announced on Monday 5th June 2017 and the winner on Thursday 13th July at a prize ceremony in London. Please make sure to read all the Terms and Conditions.

Congratulations to all the longlisted writers!

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Jimi Famurewa

Teddybird

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Kit Fan

Duty Free

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Louise Hare

Welcome Home

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Amita Murray

The Memory Custard

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Manini Sheker

The Valley of the Lost

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Reshma Ruia

First Love

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Natasha Varshney

One Year of Jacket Potatoes

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Henry Wong

7-Eleven

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Lisa Smith

Auld Lang Syne

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Hannah Oliver

The Smoke

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Avani Shah

Greed

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Arun Das

Words for Sound

By Kavita A. Jindal, 52

Joseph Buckley

Story from the Sculpture City


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