Longlist for FT / OppenheimerFunds EmergingVoices Awards announced

The FT / OppenheimerFunds EmergingVoices Awards announces the longlist for the Awards which recognise extraordinary artistic talent across more than 100emerging market nations. 

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• Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett, Chatto & Windus, Nigeria
Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol by Elias Khoury, Maclehose Press, Lebanon
• Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Granta Books, Kenya
• It Might Get Loud by Ingrid Winterbach, Human & Rousseau, South Africa
• Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga, Archipelago Books, Rwanda
• The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah, Faber & Faber, Zimbabwe
• The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma, Pushkin Press, Nigeria
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, Oneworld Publications, Algeria
• The Texture of Shadows by Mandla Langa, Picador Africa, South Africa
Women of Karantina by Nael Eltoukhy, The American University in Cairo Press, Egypt

To see the full list of authors nominated by their publishers click here


• Cristina Planas, Peru
• Fabiola Menchelli Tejeda, Mexico 
• Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Colombia 
• Hugo Arquímedes Carrillo García, Mexico 
• Marcela Ramirez-Aza, Colombia 
• Pablo Mora Ortega, Colombia 
• Sebastian Castañeda, Peru


• Endless Nameless by Mont Tesprateep, Thailand
• Exclaim by Jian Mei, China
• Kush by Shubhashish Bhutiani, India
• Scent of the Morning Sun by Harin Paesongthai & Monkum Khukhuntin, Thailand
• Selfie Girls by Huỳnh Nguyeễn Đăng Khoa, Vietnam
• The Concrete by Wei Liu, China
• The Last Mango Before the Monsoon by Payal Kapadia, India
• The Sea by Han Ting, China
• Trespassed by Yuhang Ho, Malaysia
• Under the Sun by Qiu Yang, China

Congratulations to all those that made it onto the longlist. 

Finalists for each category will be announced on 7 August and winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony in New York on 5 October.

To go to the FT/Oppenheimer website, click here

To see the full lists of all nomiations click here

Published Date - 12/06/2015