The 2022 Richell Prize shortlist for unpublished writers
13 October 2022
The 2022 Richell Prize shortlist — which is open to unpublished Australian writers of adult fiction and adult narrative non-fiction — was announced on Tuesday 10 October 2022. This year six writers were selected from a field of some seven hundred aspirants.
- Zainab’s Not Home, by Hajer Al-awsi
- When Trees Fall Without Warning, by Susannah Begbie
- Wake, by Kate Harris
- Place Setting, by Eva Lomski
- The Little Ones, by Anne Myers
- The Medusa, by Lisa Nan Joo
In addition to a cash prize, the winner — who will be named on Thursday 3 November 2022 — will receive twelve months mentoring with a publisher at Hachette Australia, and may possibly see their manuscript published.