The Women’s Prize for Fiction

This year’s longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced, the variety of books once again demonstrating the diversity of stories in women’s fiction writing. The shortlist of six books will be released on Wednesday 28th April with the winner announced on Wednesday 7th July. Each year I look forward to the longlist… Read more »

by KaySaberton 6 months ago

This year’s longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced, the variety of books once again demonstrating the diversity of stories in women’s fiction writing. The shortlist of six books will be released on Wednesday 28th April with the winner announced on Wednesday 7th July. Each year I look forward to the longlist as a chance to discover new stories to devour. I am particularly excited to read Burnt Sugar, Summer, and The Vanishing Half as I have had my eye on them since their publication. Let us know which books you’re looking forward to reading @studentlifeorg! And if you’re interested in writing book reviews, please contact me at: [email protected]

The Longlist:

THE VANISHING HALF BY BRIT BENNETT

SMALL PLEASURES BY CLARE CHAMBERS

PIRANESI BY SUSANNA CLARKE

THE GOLDEN RULE BY AMANDA CRAIG

EXCITING TIMES BY NAOISE DOLAN

BURNT SUGAR BY AVNI DOSHI

BECAUSE OF YOU BY DAWN FRENCH

UNSETTLED GROUND BY CLAIRE FULLER

TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM BY YAA GYASI

HOW THE ONE-ARMED SISTER SWEEPS HER HOUSE BY CHERIE JONES

LUSTER BY RAVEN LEILANI

NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT THIS BY PATRICIA LOCKWOOD

CONSENT BY ANNABEL LYON

NOTHING BUT BLUE SKY BY KATHLEEN MACMAHON

DETRANSITION, BABY BY TORREY PETERS

SUMMER BY ALI SMITH