I had the pleasure of watching the Stella Prize 2021 Longlist announcement this morning on YouTube. It’s actually the first time I took the time to do that in a while. I don’t think I’ve followed any major literary prize closely since Bernadine Evaristo had to share The Booker Prize win with Margaret Atwood. That […]
The Women’s Prize 2020 longlist was just announced very late in the evening few days ago. I woke up to the news on Twitter the next day. As disappointed as I was with the prize last year, you’re probably wondering what the heck am I doing on here posting about it this year. I couldn’t […]
I had to come on here to talk about the Man Booker International Prize 2018 longlist. It looks a lot more interesting than The Women’s Prize 2018 longlist, which didn’t move me one iota. The Man Booker International Prize always seems to have that right amount of flavor and difference to get a lot of readers […]
The 2017 Baileys prize for women’s fiction longlist: Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò (Canongate) The Power by Naomi Alderman (Viking) Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood (Hogarth) Little Deaths by Emma Flint (Picador) The Mare by Mary Gaitskill (Serpent’s Tail) The Dark Circle by Linda Grant (Virago) The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride (Faber & Faber) […]
It’s that time of year again! The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016 longlist was announced earlier today. The list is surprising and vast in subject matter. These 20 novels were chosen from a list of 150 books which the judges read and narrowed down between themselves. There are some oldies and some debut novels […]
So here they are. The Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced today at the London Book Fair. The longlist was competitive and somewhat diversified, but the shortlist competition is even stiffer. I was happily surprised to see that Where’d You Go, Bernadette made it to the shortlist, after having read so much about it […]
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