Stella Prize Shortlist & Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2018

I know we’re in the post International Women’s Day. However we can celebrate women’s writing all year long. There are remarkable women’s writers who write for women and also for the humanity as whole. The women’s prize for fiction and Stella prize are two important literary awards and I’m sure you’ll enjoy any of those books listed.

The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women writers achievement and the shortlist for 2018




Women’s Prize for Fiction

H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker (William Heinemann)

The Idiot by Elif Batuman (Jonathan Cape)

Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon (The Borough Press)

Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig (Grove Press)

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Corsair)

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar (Harvill Secker)

Sight by Jessie Greengrass (John Murray)

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Harper Collins)

When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife by Meena Kandasamy (Atlantic)

Elmet by Fiona Mozley (John Murray)

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy (Hamish Hamilton)

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt (Tinder Press)

A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert (Virago)

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie (Bloomsbury)

The Trick to Time by Kit de Waal (Viking)

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (Bloomsbury Circus)

Some very good reviews here.