Undiscovered Voices 2022 Long List Announcement

We are thrilled to share the longlist of writers who will be considered for the Undiscovered Voices 2022 anthology.

UV2022 Longlist

These talented writers were selected from 270 submissions from SCBWI members in the British Isles and the EU.

Alex Atkinson
Alison Clack
Andrew James
Barny Hobbs
Cara Lovelock
Catherine Rosevear
Colm McGeever
Deborah Longstaff
Ele Nash
Emily Randall
Emma Norris
Gerry Rush
Julie Farrell
Karen Walk
Katja Kaine
Katrina Sansone

Kelly Smith
Lucy Sharmila Mohan
Mandy Rabin
Miriam Craig
Natalie Perry
Paula Thompson
Sarah Broadley
Sarah Harrison
Sarah Wood
Stuart White
Sue Cunningham
Tom Mann
Victoria Benstead-Hume
William Dobson
Zoe Cookson

The fourteen novel extracts that will be featured in the Undiscovered Voices 2022 anthology will be announced in mid-January.

The Undiscovered Voices team endeavours to create an anthology that showcases the variety of writing available from SCBWI members in the British Isles and the Europe. The goal of the anthology is not only to help the selected authors to find agents and editors, but also to promote the quality of work abounding in SCBWI in Europe.

The stories were considered anonymously and selected by a distinguished panel of industry experts:

  • Davinia Andrew-Lynch, literary agent and the founder of boutique agency, ANDLYN
  • Megan Carroll, literary agent at Watson, Little Ltd
  • Sarah Davies, founder and agent at Greenhouse Literary Agency
  • Jane Griffiths, editorial director at Penguin Random House Children’s Books
  • Sarah Levison, senior commissioning editor for fiction at Farshore Books
  • Yasmin Morrissey, commissioning editor at Scholastic
  • Jo Williamson, literary agent at Antony Harwood Ltd

Congratulations to these talented writers!

All the best,

The Undiscovered Voices Team