The Goldsmiths Prize is a British literary award founded in 2013. It is for fiction that "opens up new possibilities for the novel form". It is sponsored by Goldsmiths, University of London in association with the New Statesman and has a £10,000 remuneration. The award is limited to UK and Irish authors and books must be published by a UK-based publisher.
Winners and shortlists
- Jim Crace, Harvest (Picador)
- Lars Iyer, Exodus (Melville House)
- Eimear McBride, A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing (Galley Beggar Press)
- David Peace, Red or Dead (Faber and Faber)
- Ali Smith, Artful (Penguin Books)
- Philip Terry, tapestry (Reality Street)
- Rachel Cusk, Outline (Vintage)
- Will Eaves, The Absent Therapist (CBeditions)
- Howard Jacobson, J. (Jonathan Cape)
- Paul Kingsnorth, The Wake (Unbound Publishing)
- Zia Haider Rahman, In the Light of What We Know (Picador)
- Ali Smith, How to Be Both (Penguin)
- Kevin Barry, Beatlebone (Canongate)
- Richard Beard, Acts of the Assassins (Vintage)
- Magnus Mills, The Field of the Cloth of Gold (Bloomsbury Publishing)
- Tom McCarthy, Satin Island (Jonathan Cape)
- Max Porter, Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber and Faber)
- Adam Thirlwell, Lurid & Cute (Jonathan Cape)
- Rachel Cusk, Transit (Jonathan Cape)
- Eimear McBride, The Lesser Bohemians (Faber and Faber)
- Anakana Schofield, Martin John (And Other Stories)
- Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun (Cassava Republic Press)
- Mike McCormack, Solar Bones (Tramp Press)
- Deborah Levy, Hot Milk (Hamish Hamilton)
- Nicola Barker, H(A)PPY (William Heinemann)
- Sara Baume, A Line Made by Walking (William Heinemann)
- Kevin Davey, Playing Possum (Aaargh! Press)
- Jon McGregor, Reservoir 13 (Fourth Estate)
- Gwendoline Riley, First Love (Granta)
- Will Self, Phone (Viking)
- Rachel Cusk, Kudos (Faber)
- Will Eaves, Murmur (CB Editions)
- Guy Gunaratne, In Our Mad and Furious City (Headline)
- Gabriel Josipovici, The Cemetery in Barnes (Carcanet)
- Olivia Laing, Crudo (Picador)
- Robin Robertson, The Long Take (Picador)
- Amy Arnold, Slip of a Fish (And Other Stories)
- Lucy Ellmann, Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press)
- Mark Haddon, The Porpoise (Chatto & Windus)
- Deborah Levy, The Man Who Saw Everything (Hamish Hamilton)
- Vesna Main, Good Day? (Salt)
- Isabel Waidner, We Are Made of Diamond Stuff (Dostoyevsky Wannabe)
The shortlist for the 2019 award was announced on 14 October 2020.
- Paul Griffiths, Mr Beethoven (Henningham Family Press)
- Xiaolu Guo, A Lover's Discourse (Chatto & Windus)
- M. John Harrison, The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again (Gollancz)
- DBC Pierre, Meanwhile in Dopamine City (Faber)
- Monique Roffey, The Mermaid of Black Conch (Peepal Tree Press)
- Anakana Schofield, Bina (Fleet)
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- "Jim Crace makes Goldsmiths Prize shortlist". BBC news. 1 October 2013. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
- "Shortlist 2013". Goldsmiths Prize. 1 October 2013. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
- "Debut novelist Eimear McBride wins £10,000 prize". London Evening Standard. 13 November 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
- "Eimear McBride wins inaugural Goldsmiths Prize for boldly original fiction". Goldsmith Prize website. 13 November 2013. Archived from the original on 16 November 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
- "New Statesman | The shortlist for the 2014 Goldsmiths Prize has been announced". New Statesman. 1 October 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
- "Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize for How to be Both". BBC News. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
- Morgan, Tom (1 October 2015). "Goldsmiths Prize shortlist 2015". Goldsmiths. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
- Flood, Alison (11 November 2015). "Novel about John Lennon and primal screaming wins Goldsmiths prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
- Morgan, Tom (28 September 2016). "Goldsmiths Prize 2016 shortlist - six works of fiction at its most novel". Goldsmiths, University of London. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
- Armitstead, Claire (9 November 2016). "Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths prize for books that 'break the mould'". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
- Tom Gatti (2 November 2017). "The Back Half: Goldsmiths Prize Shortlist Special". New Statesman. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
- Laura Harding (15 November 2017). "Illuminated manuscript novel wins Goldsmiths Prize". Independent. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
- Adam Mars-Jones (26 September 2018). "Novel senses of new: the 2018 Goldsmiths prize for fiction shortlist". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
- Alison Flood (14 November 2018). "Robin Robertson wins Goldsmiths prize for innovative fiction with The Long Take". The Guardian. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
- Ellen Peirson-Hagger (2 October 2019). "Small literary presses dominate the Goldsmiths Prize shortlist". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
- Heloise Wood (13 November 2019). "Lucy Ellman 'masterpiece' wins Goldsmiths Prize". The Bookseller. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
- Flood, Alison (2020-10-14). "DBC Pierre's smartphone era novel leads Goldsmiths prize shortlist". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-10-19.
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