Revealing the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist

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About the Women’s Prize for Fiction

Founded in 1996, the Women’s Prize for Fiction celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing across the globe. The prize is one of the world's most celebrated literary awards, and it's time to reveal the shortlist!

(In case you missed it and are looking for some reading inspiration, view the full longlist of titles here).

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Bestselling author and Women's Prize Chair of Judges Bernadine Evaristo announces the six books that made it to the next stage:

2021 shortlisted titles

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Meet the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction judges

This years Women's Prize for Fiction judges include: Chair of Judges, Bernardine Evaristo,  Elizabeth Day, podcaster, author and journalist; Vick Hope, TV and radio presenter, journalist and writer; Nesrine MalikGuardian columnist and writer; and Sarah-Jane Mee, Sky News presenter and broadcaster.

Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 judges

Head to the Women's Prize for Fiction website to learn more, and join the conversation on the Women's Prize Twitter.