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Here’s the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Katie Yee

April 21, 2020, 2:34pm

The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) shortlist has just been announced with a special video announcement on Twitter. The Women’s Prize is presented annually to a female author for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom the previous year. The winning writer, who will be announced in September, will receive a whopping £30,000.

Congratulations to the finalists!


2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Angie Cruz, Dominicana

Angie Cruz, Dominicana


Bernardine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other


Natalie Haynes, A Thousand Ships


Hilary Mantel, The Mirror & The Light

Hilary Mantel, The Mirror & the Light



Maggie O’Farrell, Hamnet


Jenny Offill, Weather; design by John Gall (Knopf, February 11)

Jenny Offill, Weather


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