Granta 163: Best of Young British Novelists 5 celebrates the twenty most significant writers under forty working in the UK in 2023.Previous issues in this series have earmarked rising stars like Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Jeanette Winterson. This cohort was selected by judges Tash Aw, Rachel Cusk, Brian Dillon, Helen Oyeyemi and Sigrid Rausing.
The fifth generation is Graeme Armstrong, Jennifer Atkins, Sara Baume, Sarah Bernstein, Natasha Brown, Eleanor Catton, Eliza Clark, Tom Crewe, Lauren Aimee Curtis, Camilla Grudova, Isabella Hammad, Sophie Mackintosh, Anna
Metcalfe, Thomas Morris, Derek Owusu, K Patrick, Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Saba Sams, Olivia Sudjic and Eley Williams.
With portraits by Alice Zoo and cover artwork by Donal Sturt.