The Portico Prize

The Portico Prize was created in 1985 by library in Manchester “to celebrate the strong regional and literary identity of the North with the aim of raising awareness of its historical, cultural and literary heritage.”

Winner 2022


  • Ghosted by Jenn Ashworth
  • The Outsiders by James Corbett
  • The Family Tree by Sairish Hussain
  • Sea State by Tabitha Lasley
  • Toto Among the Murderers by Sally J. Morgan
  • Mayflies by Andrew O’Hagan