2019 Simpson Literary Prize
The Simpson Family Literary Prize recognizes annually a writer who has earned a distinguished reputation and the approbation and gratitude of readers. The Recipient receives a $50,000 award to encourage and support forthcoming work. The Longlist Finalists were selected from official submissions by publishers, agents, authors, and author representatives. The Shortlist Finalists are expected to be named in early March 2019 and will receive $2,000 for participating in the Literary Project, followed by a Winner in early April 2019. The Prize is funded by generous individuals as well as some altruistic family foundations and corporate donors, and it is administered by the Simpson Project.
2019 SIMPSON LITERARY PRIZE LONG List
B. A. Shapiro
Laura van den Berg
David Burr Gerrard