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THREATS Longlisted for the 2012 Dylan Thomas Prize!

"CURL UP ON MY LAP. LET ME BRUSH YOUR HAIR WITH MY FINGERS. I AM SINGING YOU A LULLABY. I AM TESTING FOR STRUCTURAL WEAKNESS IN YOUR SKULL."

That's just one threat from Amelia Gray's haunting debut novel, THREATS, which has been longlisted for the 2012 Dylan Thomas Prize

fsg According to their website the Dylan Thomas Prize is "an international literary award aimed at encouraging raw creative talent worldwide. Established in response to the enormous international phenomenon of new writing by young authors, the Prize recognises the obvious ambitions of those writers as reflected in the marked popularity of creative writing classes."

See the press release and full longlist here

Congratulations, Amelia! The shortlist will be announced in September; we'll have our fingers crossed until then.

THREATS is now available from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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