Top 5 Finalists Announced for First Pages Prize


Finalists announced at Stockholm Writers Festival at the opening event last night.

Narrowing down the First Pages Prize shortlist was a difficult task for our judge Adnan Mahmutovic with such a wealth of talent. We at Stockholm Writers Festival are proud to announce the five finalists of the First Pages Prize 2018. Congratulations to our finalists and we wish them well with their future literary projects.

1st The Silver Trail by Adam McCulloch (Australia)

2nd Harper Holloway and the Disappearance of Arabella Sent by Kristy Keller (United Kingdom)

3rd The Mirror from Enough to Lose by R.S. Deeren (United States)

4th Plagued (The Myth and the Math) by Katie Simon (United States)

5th Islanders by Anna Delany (New Zealand)

Thank you to The de Groot Foundation for generously providing prize money for our five finalists. Winner Adam will receive 700USD, 2nd place Kristy will receive 400USD, Raymond, Katie and Anna will each receive 200USD.