The 6-title shortlist has been announced for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Nominees of genre interest include:
- The Bread the Devil Knead, Lisa Allen-Agostini (Myriad)
- The Sentence, Louise Erdrich (Harper)
- The Book of Form & Emptiness, Ruth Ozeki (Viking)
The prize celebrates “excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.”
The winner will be announced on June 15, 2022, and will receive £30,000 and a bronze “Bessie” trophy. The 2022 judges are Lorraine Candy, Dorothy Koomson, Anita Sethi, Mary Ann Sieghart (chair), and Pandora Sykes.
For more information, including the complete shortlist, see their official website.
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