We are delighted to announce the longlist for the FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging

Voices Awards, which recognise extraordinary artistic talent across more than 100

emerging market nations. 


• Adriana Maria Beatriz Carambia, Argentina 

• Cássio Vasconcellos, Brazil 

• Cecilia Monteverde, Argentina

• Cristina Planas, Peru

• Fabiola Menchelli Tejeda, Mexico 

• Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Colombia 

• Hugo Arquímedes Carrillo García, Mexico 

• Marcela Ramirez-Aza, Colombia 

• Pablo Mora Ortega, Colombia 

• Sebastian Castañeda, Peru


• Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett, Chatto & Windus, Nigeria

• Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol by Elias Khoury, Maclehose Press, Lebanon

• Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Granta Books, Kenya

• It Might Get Loud by Ingrid Winterbach, Human & Rousseau, South Africa

• Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga, Archipelago Books, Rwanda

• The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah, Faber & Faber, Zimbabwe

• The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma, Pushkin Press, Nigeria

• The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, Oneworld Publications, Algeria

• The Texture of Shadows by Mandla Langa, Picador Africa, South Africa

• Women of Karantina by Nael Eltoukhy, The American University in Cairo Press, Egypt

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