WRITTEN BY WOMEN. . . WRITTEN FOR EVERYONE
The Women's Prize for Fiction is the world's most prestigious annual book award honoring women's fiction. Founded in 1996, the Prize celebrates originality, accessibility and excellence in writing by women and connects world-class writers with readers everywhere.
- The 2021 longlist (best 16 novels of the year) was announced Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
- The 2021 shortlist (best 6 novels) will be announced Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
- The winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction will be announced Wednesday, July 7, 2021.
These three titles on the longlist are currently only available in the U.K. and will be added here as soon as they are scheduled for U.S. release:
Because of You by Dawn French
Nothing But Blue Sky by Kathleen MacMahon
The Golden Rule by Amanda Craig
Banner art: Jo March (Little Women by Louisa May Alcott) writing in the attic. Illustration by Norman Rockwell for "The Most Beloved American Writer" by Katharine Anthony, The Women's Home Companion, February, 1938