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Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

This year’s “Women’s Prize for Fiction” Longlist was announced and boasts sixteen talented authors with stories spanning genres, generations, and geography. This year’s chair of judges was novelist Bernardine Evaristo, author of Girl, Woman, Other, amongst other titles.

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Because of You by Dawn French

Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Consent by Annabel Lyon

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters

Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Luster by Raven Leilani

No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Nothing But Blue Sky by Kathleen MacMahon

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Small Pleasures by Clare Chambers

Summer by Ali Smith

The Golden Rule by Amanda Craig

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller

From the 16 selected, the judges will now choose 6 novels and announced them on April 28th. The 25th winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be announced on Wednesday, July 7th.

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