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Women's Prize for Fiction

Given by the Women's Prize Trust since 1995 "championing women writers on a global stage"

Women's Prize for Fiction

2020-2029

Hamnet

Piranesi

SHORTLIST

  • The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

  • The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini

  • The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

  • Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

  • The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

  • Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

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LONGLIST
The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki* The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak
The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini Flamingo by Rachel Elliott
Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
Careless by Kirsty Capes Remote Sympathy by Catherin Chidgey
Creatures of Passage by Morowa Yejidé Salt Lick by Lulu Allison
The Exhibitionist by Charlotte Mendelson The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason*
Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead* This One Sky Day by Leone Ross
*This title has been moved to the Shortlist, above

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2010-2019

The Lacuna

The Tiger's Wife

The Song of Achilles

May We Be Forgiven

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

How to Be Both

The Glorious Heresies

The Power

Home Fire

An American Marriage

2000-2009

When I Lived in Modern Times

The Idea of Perfection

Bel Canto

Property

Small Island

We Need to Talk About Kevin

On Beauty

Half of a Yellow Sun

The Road Home

Home

1996-1999

A Spell of Winter

Fugitive Pieces

Larry's Party

A Crime in the Neighborhood