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.