Jhalak Prize Winners

Awarded annually, this prize seeks out the best books by British/British resident BAME writers and awards one winner £1,000. The prize is unique in th ...more

Winners

The Roles We Play

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4.44 avg rating — 198 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2022)
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Eight Pieces of Silva

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3.28 avg rating — 672 ratings
Jhalak Prize for Children’s & YA (2021)
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A Girl Is a Body of Water

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4.16 avg rating — 4,811 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2021)
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Afropean: Notes from Black ...

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4.33 avg rating — 1,511 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2020)
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In Our Mad and Furious City

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3.89 avg rating — 2,988 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2019)
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Why I'm No Longer Talking t...

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4.39 avg rating — 85,689 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2018)
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The Bone Readers

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3.98 avg rating — 732 ratings
Jhalak Prize (2017)
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nominees

What's Left of Me Is Yours

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3.78 avg rating — 2,494 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Longlist (2021)
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The Address Book: What Stre...

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4.08 avg rating — 5,940 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Longlist (2021)
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A More Perfect Union

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4.26 avg rating — 621 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Longlist (2021)
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The Mercies

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4.01 avg rating — 31,154 ratings
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Poor

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4.51 avg rating — 845 ratings
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re: desire

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3.73 avg rating — 15 ratings
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Rainbow Milk

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3.92 avg rating — 4,690 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2021)
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Are We Home Yet? (Twenty in...

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3.81 avg rating — 129 ratings
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My Darling from the Lions

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3.83 avg rating — 676 ratings
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Inferno: A Memoir of Mother...

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4.23 avg rating — 2,723 ratings
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Antiemetic for Homesickness

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4.45 avg rating — 241 ratings
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Cane Warriors

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3.97 avg rating — 635 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Longlist (2021)
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Mohinder's War

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4.07 avg rating — 69 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Longlist (2021)
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The Little War Cat

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4.26 avg rating — 31 ratings
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Baby Girl

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Longlist (2021)
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The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

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3.89 avg rating — 1,465 ratings
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Too Small Tola

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4.30 avg rating — 453 ratings
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A Fox Called Herbert

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3.90 avg rating — 40 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Shortlist (2021)
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Queen of Freedom: Defending...

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4.12 avg rating — 17 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Shortlist (2021)
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And The Stars Were Burning ...

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4.32 avg rating — 1,222 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Shortlist (2021)
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When Life Gives You Mangos

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4.01 avg rating — 2,110 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children YA Shortlist (2021)
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The Ga Picture Alphabet

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Children & YA Shortlist (2021)
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This Brutal House

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3.08 avg rating — 213 ratings
Jhalak Prize Nominee for Longlist (2020)
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