FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards
5 October 2015 | New York  
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


• Endless Nameless by Mont Tesprateep, Thailand
• Exclaim by Jian Mei, China
• Kush by Shubhashish Bhutiani, India
• Scent of the Morning Sun by Harin Paesongthai & Monkum Khukhuntin, Thailand
• Selfie Girls by Huỳnh Nguyeễn Đăng Khoa, Vietnam
• The Concrete by Wei Liu, China
• The Last Mango Before the Monsoon by Payal Kapadia, India
• The Sea by Han Ting, China
• Trespassed by Yuhang Ho, Malaysia
• Under the Sun by Qiu Yang, China

Congratulations to all those that made it onto the longlist. 

We would also like to thank all those that entered the awards - Please see the full list here >>

Finalists for each category will be announced on 7 August and winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony in New York on 5 October.