2014 Longlist

Author

Title

Publisher

Nationality

Prawin Adhikari

The Vanishing Act

Rupa Puplications

Nepalese

Mary Akers

Bones of an Inland Sea

Press 53

American

Ali Alizadeh

Transactions

University of Queensland Press

Australian

Jodi Angel

You Only Get Letters From Jail

Tin House

American

Molly Antopol

The UnAmericans

Fourth Estate + WW Norton

American

Aileen Armstrong

End of Days

Doire Press

Irish

Lane Ashfeldt

Saltwater

Liberties Press

Irish

Tom Barlow

Welcome to the Goat Rodeo

PageSpring Publishing

American

Colin Barrett

Young Skins

Jonathan Cape

Irish

Greg Bechtel

Boundary Problems

Freehand Books

Canadian

Tony Birch

The Promise

University of Queensland Press

Australia

Vanessa Blakeslee

Train Shots

Burrow Press

American

C. P. Boyko

Novelists

Biblioasis

Canadian

John Brandon

Further Joy

McSweeney’s Publishing

American

O Thiam Chin

Love, or Something Like Love

Math Paper Press

Singaporean

Lynn Coady

Hellgoing

Anansi Press

Canadian

Lauren Cobb

Boulevard Women

UMKC

American

Lucy Corin

One Hundred Apocalypses

McSweeney’s Publishing

American

Madeleine D’Arcy

Waiting for the Bullet

Doire Press

Irish

Marc de Faoite

Tropical Madness

Fixi Novo

Irish

Laura Del-Riva

Where is my Mask of an Honest Man?

Holland and Park Press

British

Ashwini Devare

Batik Rain and Other Stories

Har-Anand

Indian

Paul Difilippo

Wikiworld

ChiZine Publications

American

Abbas El-Zein

The Secret Maker of the World

University of Queensland Press

Australian

Murray Farish

Inappropriate Behavior

Milkwood Editions

American

Cynthia Flood

Red Girl Rat Boy

Biblioasis

Canadian

Rivka Galchen

American Innovations

Fourth Estate

American

Michael Garriga

The Book of Duels

Milkwood Editions

American

Douglas Glover

Savage Love

Goose Lane Editions

Canadian

Christopher Golden

Tell My Sorrows to the Stones

ChiZine Publications

American

Nicholas Grider

Misadventure

A Strange Object

American

Craig Hawes

The Witch Doctor of Umm Suqeim

Parthian

Welsh

Micah Dean Hicks

Electricity & Other Dreams

New American Press

American

Cara Holloday

The Deer in the Mirror

Ohio State University Press

American

Barbara Jenkins

Sic Transit Wagon

Peepal Tree

Trinidadian

Matthew Johnson

Irregular Verbs

ChiZine Publications

Canadian

Aashish Kaul

A Dream of Horses & Other Stories

John Hunt Publishing

Indian

A. L. Kennedy

All the Rage

Jonathan Cape

British

Phil Klay

Redeployment

Canongate

American

Amanda Lee Koe

Ministry of Moral Panic

Epigram Books

Singaporean

Shaena Lambert

Oh, My Darling

Harper Collins Canada

Canadian

Doretta Lau

How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?

Nightwood Editions

Canadian

Sam Lipsyte

The Fun Parts

Granta

American

Kirsty Logan

The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales

Salt Publishing

Scottish

Kelly Luce

Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail

A Strange Object

American

Anneliese Mackintosh

Any Other Mouth

Freight Books

British

Sara Maitland

Moss Witch

Comma Press

British

Ben Marcus

Leaving the Sea

Granta + Knopf

American

Nina McConigley

Cowboys and East Indians

FiveChapters

American

Elizabeth McCracken

Thunderstruck and Other Stories

Jonathan Cape

American

 

Catherine McNamara

Pelt and Other Stories

Indigo Dreams Publishing

Australian

Kseniya Melnik

Snow in May

Fourth Estate

Russian

K. D. Miller

All Saints

Biblioasis

Canadian

Geraldine Mills

Hellkite

Arlen House

Irish

Susie Moloney

Things Withered

ChiZine Publications

Canadian

Lorrie Moore

Bark

Faber & Faber + Knopf

American

Rosemary Nixon

Are You Ready to be Lucky?

Freehand Books

Canadian

Dorthe Nors

Karate Chop

Gray Wolf Press

Danish

Tom Noyes

Come Here

Autumn House Press

American

Billy O’Callaghan

The Things We Lose, the Things We Leave Behind

New Island

 

Irish

Kathy Page

Paradise Elsewhere

Biblioasis

Canadian

Meghna Pant

Happy Birthday!

Random House India

Indian

David Park

The Poets’ Wives

Bloomsbury

Irish

Ben Peek

Dead Americans

ChiZine Publications

Australian

Per Petterson

Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

Harvill Secker

 

Norwegian

Dan Powell

Looking out of Broken Windows

Salt Publishing

 

British

 

Jamie Quatro

I Want to Show You More

Grove Atlantic

American

Rebecca Ray

The Answer and Other Love Stories

Parthian

Welsh

 

Maire T. Robinson

Your Mixtape Unravels My Heart

Doire Press

 

Irish

David Rose

Posthumous Stories

Salt Publishing

British

Gabriel Rosenstock

The Partisan and Other Stories

Evertype

 

Irish

Clive Sinclair

Death & Texas

Halban Publishers

British

Dai Smith

Dream On

Parthian

Welsh

Joseph Smith

Finally My Ambulance

Jonathan Cape

British

Elizabeth Spencer

Starting Over

Liveright

American

Ashok Srinivasan

Book of Common Signs

HarperCollins Publishers India

Indian

Ben Stroud

Byzantium

Gray Wolf Press

American

May-Lan Tan

Things to Make and Break

CB Editions

British

Goli Taraghi

The Pomegranate Lady and her Sons

WW Norton

Iranian

Jonathan Taylor

Kontakte and Other Stories

Roman Books

British

Steve Rasnic Tem

Celestial Inventories

ChiZine Publications

American

Jack Thiessen

Neighbours

Evertype

 Canadian

Rachel Trezise

Cosmic Latte

Parthian

Welsh

Laura van den Berg

The Isle of Youth

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

American

Anthony Wallace

The Old Priest

University of Pittsburgh Press

American

Audrey J. Whitson

The Glorious Mysteries

Thistledown Press

Canadian

Starr Wood

Once Upon a Timepiece

Bo Tree Books

British

Jonathan Woods

Phone Call from Hell and Other Tales of the Damned

New Pulp Press

 

American

Zhang Yueran

Ten Loves

Math Paper Press

Chinese