Women's Prize for Fiction

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Women's Prize for Fiction 2022

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The 2022 shortlist

The Sentence

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich shares a wickedly funny ghost story set in a small book shop in Minneapolis.

Sorrow and Bliss

Meg Mason's novel of modern love, mental illness and starting again is spiky, sharp and told with heart-breaking tenderness.

The Book of Form and Emptiness

Blending unforgettable characters, riveting plot and engagement on themes from neurodiversity to climate change, Ruth Ozeki's novel is bold and heartbreaking.

The Island of Missing Trees

A rich, magical tale of belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal, from the Booker-shortlisted Elif Shafak.

Great Circle

With unforgettable characters and thrilling suspense, Maggie Shipstead's novel is a sweeping story of loss and obsession, sacrifice and survival.

The Bread the Devil Knead

An engrossing debut novel, Trinidadian writer and comedian Lisa Allen-Agostini's page-turner explores themes of violence, racism and liberation.

Zawe Ashton interviews inspirational guests

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast

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Previous winners of the Women's Prize for Fiction, launched in 1996.