Congratulations! Here are the top 12 titles on our memoir longlist. Well done to all the writers. Judging continues anonymously so only the titles are featured.


Memoir longlist

Christopher: A Life Restored

Ticket To Ride

The Words for Go Away

Soft Bellies

Anatomy of an Archive

The Extraordinary happens quietly in the Far Margins

Has Anyone Seen the Kids?

What We Remember, What We Forget

The Polarity of Dreams

My Time Inside – Teaching

Last Call: A Pub Manager’s Descent into the Dark Side of the Industry

Not for Nothing


Good luck to everyone for the short list, announced 19 January.

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