2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

The longlist for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced on International Women’s Day.  This year’s longlist honors both debut and acclaimed writers and a range of genres and themes, which span the globe in settings, from Trinidad, Cyprus and a dystopian England, to Cape Cod, Buchenwald, and Vietnam. Here are the books listed:

Winner of the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction

The winner of the 2021 Women’s Fiction Prize was announced this evening in the UK. The recipient of the award receives a “Bessie”, limited bronze figurine, and a £30,000 cash prize. And the winner is…

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced a few days ago.  This year’s shortlist is made up of authors who have never been nominated for the prize before , with authors such as Susanna Clarke, Yaa Gyasi and Patricia Lockwood. The annual award that looks for an “outstanding, ambitious, original” novel by aContinue reading “2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 26

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

The longlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced a few weeks back.  This year’s longlist honors both new and well-established writers and a range of genres and themes, from family to rural poverty and isolation. The novels also range from different global settings, from South London to Deep South, from Ghana to Hong Kong,Continue reading “2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: March 29

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: March 13

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

Quote of the Day – March 7, 2021

Longlist for 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction Announced

  The longlist for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced today.  This year’s longlist contains books that are from both new and well-established authors that span from a range of genres, including seven debut novels.

Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Format: Paperback Pages: 383 pages Published: May 9, 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary