Announcing the Shortlist for the 2019 Experimental Non-Fiction Prize

 
 

Last month we revealed the longlist for The Lifted Brow & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-fiction. It is a prize that aims to unearth new, audacious, authentic and/or inauthentic voices from both Australia and the world. Now the shortlist is ready and we’re thrilled to unveil it right here, right now!

Before we do, huge congratulations go to our outstanding longlisters below, who made narrowing the shortlist a difficult task:

  • Warwick Newnham - ‘The Mash’

  • Katerina Bryant - ‘Where is my Mind?’

  • Catie Gorman - ‘The Boy’

  • Steph Jurusz - ‘Our Origin Story’

  • Sarah Vincent - ‘What Should I Call This?’

  • Ursula Robinson-Shaw - ‘Art Monstering’

  • Sophia Small - ‘How Long Can She Hold Her Breath’

  • Teri Hoskin - ‘To Nourishment’

  • Kathryn Hummel - ‘Jhor’

  • Tess Pearson - ‘What Sprouts at the Fissures’

  • Jean Bachoura - ‘TRETINOIN’

  • Oliver Reeson - ‘Body Language’

  • Carly Stone - ‘Big Think’

  • Soren Tae Smith - ‘Unexpected Inconveniences’

We are delighted to say that the following pieces have made the shortlist:

  • Katerina Bryant - ‘Where is my Mind?’

  • Catie Gorman - ‘The Boy’

  • Sarah Vincent - ‘What Should I Call This?’

  • Sophia Small - ‘How Long Can She Hold Her Breath’

  • Tess Pearson - ‘What Sprouts at the Fissures’

  • Jean Bachoura - ‘TRETINOIN’

  • Oliver Reeson - ‘Body Language’

  • Carly Stone - ‘Big Think’

A massive congratulations to those shortlisted! And thanks again goes to our judges Timmah Ball, Chris Kraus and Quinn Eades.

The winner will be published in Issue #43 of The Lifted Brow at the beginning of September. Subscribe now to our magazine to be one of the first to read the winning entry.◆