Rachel Long is shortlisted for the 2021 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award

We are thrilled to see Rachel Long shortlisted for the 2021 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award for her debut collection My Darling from the Lions. The judges said “Each poem has a vivid story to tell – of family quirks, the perils of dating, the grip of religion or sexual awakening – in Rachel Long’s poetry debut, My Darling from the Lions, which was also shortlisted for multiple awards including the Costa Poetry Award.” The winner will be announced on 24 February 2022.