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Feb 28, 2022

Congratulations to the 25 writers listed below who have been longlisted for the 2022 Mogford Prize for Food & Drink Writing.

Making it onto the longlist is a huge achievement given that we have had 870 entries from around the globe.

We’re pleased to announce that the 2022 prize longlist, in alphabetical order, is:

  • Rebecca Abrams (UK)
  • Mary Ayres (UK)
  • Alessandro Lucas Bautista (UK)
  • Julie Black (New Zealand)
  • Jude Bridge (Australia)
  • Philip Briscoe (UK)
  • Elaine Chiew (Singapore)
  • John Cooke (UK)
  • Susannah Cherry (UK)
  • Emily Devane (UK)
  • Lorna Fergusson (UK )
  • Mary Flannery (Switzerland)
  • Philip Forsyth (UK)
  • Elizabeth Kinder (UK)
  • Emma Levin (UK)
  • Andrew Liddle (UK)
  • Drishya Maity (India)
  • Bruce Meyer (Canada)
  • Nimarta Narang (USA)
  • Anthony Peacock (UK)
  • Matthew Teague (Australia)
  • Caity Venniker (South Africa)
  • Nayela Wickramasuriya (Sri Lanka)
  • Lindsey Williams (UK)
  • Rida Zaidi (Pakistan)

In the coming weeks, our longlist entries will be reduced down to this year’s four shortlisted stories. At which point we’ll announce the names of these incredibly talented writers, one of which will be winning the prize fund of £10,000.

The winner of the 2022 Mogford Prize prize will be announced in April, once our two guest judges, Sir Michael Morpurgo and Andi Oliver, have helped us decide the worthy winner. The winning story, along with the three runner-up stories, will then be published on this website shortly afterwards.

Download the 2022 Mogford Prize Longlist.