Jesmyn Ward at the National Book Awards in Nov. Photo by Evan Agostini, Associated Press

Jesmyn Ward at the National Book Awards in Nov. Photo by Evan Agostini, Associated Press

 

Happy International Women’s Day! 

Here is the longlist for The 2018 Women’s prize for fiction. Originally known as the Orange Prize, the award began in 1996 after a year in which not a single woman was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker 

The Idiot by Elif Batuman 

Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig 

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan 

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar 

Sight by Jessie Greengrass 

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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

Elmet by Fiona Mozley 

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy 

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt 

A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert 

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie 

The Trick to Time by Kit de Waal

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward 

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