The Women’s Prize for Fiction

Batuman, Greengrass, Shamsie are Women’s Prize for Fiction Finalists

The Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2018 shortlist. This annual award, now in its 23rd year, celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world. Three books published by Penguin Random House in the U.S. and Canada are on this year’s Women’s Prize shortlist:

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THE IDIOT by Elif Batuman (Penguin Press) SIGHT by Jessie Greengrass (Hogarth, to be published 8/21/18) HOME FIRE by Kamila Shamsie (Riverhead) View the complete Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 shortlist here. The Women’s Prize for Fiction winning title will be revealed at an awards ceremony in London on June 6 – the author taking home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, “the Bessie.”

Our Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 Longlisters

The Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2018 Longlist.  This annual award, now in its 23rd year, celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.  Seven books published by Penguin Random House in the U.S. and Canada are on this year’s Women’s Prize Longlist:  

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  • SIGHT by Jessie Greengrass (Hogarth, to be published 8/21/18)
            These  longlisted titles are published by Penguin Random House in the UK:
  • H(A)PPY by Nicola Barker (William Heinemann)
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar (Harvill Secker)
  • The Trick to Time by Kit de Waal (Viking)
View the complete Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 Longlist here. The Women’s Prize shortlist will be announced on April 23, with the winner to be revealed at an awards ceremony in London on June 6 – the author taking home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, “the Bessie.”