Rowan Hisayo Buchanan longlisted for Jhalak Prize


UEA student Rowan Hisayo Buchanan has been longlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour for her debut novel Harmless Like You (Sceptre). Rowan (pictured) is currently completing her PhD in Creative & Critical Writing at UEA. The Jhalak Prize is a new annual award to celebrate books by British BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) writers. The shortlist will be announced on 6th February, and the winner, who will receive a prize of £1,000, will be announced during Bare Lit Festival in March 2017

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