2020 Shortlist Special

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast

By Women's Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media

2020 Shortlist Special

Tuesday, 16 June

In this special episode of the podcast, Zing Tsjeng welcomes the six incredible authors who have been shortlisted for this year’s Prize: Bernardine Evaristo, Angie Cruz, Natalie Haynes, Jenny Offill, Maggie O’Farrell and Hilary Mantel. They discuss the inspirations behind their novels and tell us what it would mean to win the Women's Prize for Fiction.

The 2020 shortlist is as follows:

Dominicana by Angie CruzGirl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoA Thousand Ships by Natalie HaynesThe Mirror and the Light by Hilary MantelHamnet by Maggie O’ FarrellWeather by Jenny Offill

The 25th winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be announced on Wednesday 9th September. 

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world. This series will take you behind the scenes throughout 2020 as we explore the history of the Prize in its 25th year. Sit back and enjoy.

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

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