A Shortlist of Women Writers

Yesterday was an exciting day for women authors around the world, the inaugral winner of the Australian women writer’s award, The Stella Prize was announced, as was the shortlist for the UK’s 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

The shortlist, below, includes two previous winners, Barbara Kingsolver (2010, The Lacuna) and Zadie Smith, (2006, On Beauty), and Man Booker Winner, Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies

May We Be Forgiven

Unfortunately neither of the Australian authors on the longlist, M.L. Stedman or Carrie Tiffany, or, New Zealand author Emily Perkins made it to the shortlist.

The winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be awarded Wednesday 5th June in London.

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