The Polari First Book Prize

The longlist for The Polari First Book Prize was announced on 6th June.

Now in its seventh year, the Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience, whether in poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction.

The Longlist

The Chemsex Monologues
By Patrick Cash
Rufius
By Sarah Walton
Threads
By Nathan Evans, Justin David
Expecting
By Chitra Ramaswamy
Guapa
By Saleem Haddad
Straight Jacket
By Matthew Todd
A Monster by Violet
By Laura Wake