Black Butterflies by UEA alumna Priscilla Morris has been longlisted for the 2023 Prize for Fiction. Published by Duckworth Books last year, Priscilla’s debut novel is also currently longlisted for the Authors Club Best First Novel Award. Priscilla (pictured) grew up in London and read Spanish, Italian and Social Anthropology at Cambridge University. After teaching English in Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro, she joined the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA, graduating in 2009, before completing the PhD in Creative & Critical Writing in 2013. She now lectures in Creative Writing at University College, Dublin and lives between Ireland and Catalonia. The shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be revealed on 26 April and the winner on 14 June.