Posted on April 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize is out, and it’s entirely made of first-time nominees.
The Guardian reports that it’s the first time since 2005 that the shortlist was only first-timers.
The winner of the £30,000 ($41,700) award will be revealed July 7; you can see the shortlisted books below and read what judge Bernardine Evaristo had to say about the nominees in the Guardian.
How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House, by Cherie Jones
No One is Talking About This, by Patricia Lockwood
Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke
The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett
Transcendent Kingdom, by Yaa Gyasi
Unsettled Ground, by Claire Fuller
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