Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.
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: