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Women dominate the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

Katie Yee

September 3, 2020, 2:08pm

The International Dublin Literary Award is the world’s biggest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The honor comes with a whopping €100,000. Mark your calendars: the winner will be announced on October 22. Congratulations to this year’s finalists!


International Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

Pat Barker, The Silence of the Girls

Anna Burns, Milkman

Négar Djavadi, tr. Tina Kover, Disoriental

Esi Edugyan, Washington Black

Tayari Jones, An American Marriage

Édouard Louis, tr. Lorin Stein, History of Violence

Sigrid Nunez, The Friend

Tommy Orange, There There

Anuradha Roy, All the Lives We Never Lived

Olga Tokarczuk, tr. Antonia Lloyd-Jones, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead


[h/t The Irish Times]

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