Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Shortlist


The shortlist for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced.

Selected from a longlist of 16 titles, the 6 shortlisted titles are:

  • The Silence of the Girls (Pat Barker, Hamish Hamilton)

  • My Sister, the Serial Killer (Oyinkan Braithwaite, Atlantic)

  • Milkman (Anna Burns, Faber)

  • Ordinary People (Diana Evans, Vintage)

  • An American Marriage (Tayari Jones, Vintage)

  • Circe (Madeline Miller, Bloomsbury).

The winner of the £30,000 (A$55,030) prize, which is presented annually to the best novel written in English by a woman, will be announced on 5 June.