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Fred D’Aguiar and Johanna Thomas-Corr complete the panel for the £10,000 prize for “literature at its most novel”.
A new poem by Ben Wilkinson
The “genre contrarian” wins this year’s prize for “fiction at its most novel” with an uncanny tale of Brexit Britain.
M John Harrison’s masterpiece has inventiveness embedded in its very DNA.
The Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novelist on her sixth novel The Mermaid of Black Conch, the power of myths and why there are no rules in literature.
The music critic, author and librettist on his Goldsmiths-shortlisted novel Mr Beethoven, and using fiction to better understand history.
The English novelist on the power of innovative fiction, the “sad but luminous muddle” of being alive, and his Goldsmiths-shortlisted work The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again.
The Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novelist on writing about older women, “dreary, middlebrow” literature and why she volunteers for Dying with Dignity.
The Australian novelist on fifth novel Meanwhile in Dopamine City, surveillance capitalism and why Beowulf deserves a retrospective Goldsmiths Prize.
The Chinese novelist on her Goldsmiths-shortlisted book A Lover’s Discourse, her love of Roland Barthes, and why fragmented narratives best represent modern life.
M John Harrison is one of two septuagenarian authors nominated for the prize for “literature at its most novel”.