THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE FOR NEW FICTION, 2014


In April 2014 The Dynamite Room made the longlist for the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize for new fiction.


The full list included:


• The Letter Bearer by Robert Allison (Granta) - shortlisted


• Idiopathy by Sam Byers (Fourth Estate)


• Meeting the English by Kate Clanchy (Picador)


• The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer (HarperCollins)


• Sedition by Katharine Grant (Virago)


• The Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt (Simon & Schuster)


• A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride (Galley Beggar) - shortlisted


• The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan (Doubleday Ireland)


• Marriage Material by Sathnam Sanghera (William Heinemann)


• Ballistics by D. W. Wilson (Bloomsbury) - shortlisted