After reading over 350 entries for this year’s Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize, we are ecstatic to announce a longlist of ten incredibly deserving works-in-progress. From sci-fi and saga to suspense and supernatural, this year’s longlist is replete with genres, spans centuries, and explores identity, belonging, and rediscovery.
Here, in alphabetical order by author’s last name, is this year’s fantastic longlist:
The Emergence of Evelyn Pringle by Kate Galley
The Way Back by Emma Gibbs
Crossover by Kit Gorski
The Girl in the Maze by Kathy Hayward
Tea Child by Ramya Jagatheesan
What Remains by Ali Norell
All the Trees in the Wood by Stephanie Percival
Donna, Sandra and Mrs Thatcher by Clare Shaw
The Amends by Elliot Sweeney
A Chosen Child by Kathryn Whitfield
Stay tuned for the shortlist, which will be announced on September 15th.